How to negotiate severance after being laid off

Being laid off can be a frustrating and scary time for any IT professional, but keeping a level head is vital – especially when it comes to negotiating your severance package.

Even if you haven’t been laid off, it’s valuable to know your rights and your options when dealing with your employer.

Be sure to check out this recently published story about how to ensure you get a fair severance package.

Or if you don’t like reading, check out my one-on-one interview with Toronto-based employment lawyer, Stacey Ball.

And for those thinking about leaving IT after being laid off (or if you anticipate being laid off), head on over to this week’s story about why laid off IT pros shouldn't change careers.

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