The Oxford Handbook of Job Loss and Job Search

The Oxford Handbook of Job Loss and Job Search

Job search is and always has been an integral part of people’s working lives. Whether one is brand new to the labor market or considered a mature, experienced worker, job seekers are regularly met with new challenges in a variety of organizational settings. Edited by Ute-Christine Klehe and Edwin A.J. van Hooft, The Oxford Handbook of Job Loss and Job Search provides readers with one of the first comprehensive overviews of the latest research and empirical knowledge in the areas of job loss and job search.

Multidisciplinary in nature, Klehe, van Hooft, and their contributing authors offer fascinating insight into the diverse theoretical and methodological perspectives from which job loss and job search have been studied, such as psychology, sociology, labor studies, and economics. Discussing the antecedents and consequences of job loss, as well as outside circumstances that may necessitate a more rigorous job hunt, this Handbook presents in-depth and up-to-date knowledge on the methods and processes of this important time in one’s life. Further, it examines the unique circumstances faced by different populations during their job search, such as those working job-to-job, the unemployed, mature job seekers, international job seekers, and temporary employed workers.

Job loss and unemployment are among the worst stressors individuals can encounter during their lifetimes. As a result, this Handbook concludes with a discussion of the various types of interventions developed to aid the unemployed. Further, it offers readers important insights and identifies best practices for both scholars and practitioners working in the areas of job loss, unemployment, career transitions, outplacement, and job search.

By Ute-Christine Klehe PhD & Edwin van Hooft PhD

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Butterfly #2

Butterfly #2

Facing her father for the first time in 20 years, Butterfly must decide whether or not she can trust the man she thought she knew. With enemies bearing down on them, the two operatives will have to start sorting through the two decades of lies between them if they want to survive.

By Arash Amel, Marguerite Bennett & Antonio Fuso

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Common Girl

Common Girl

What to do when the life you left behind won’t leave you alone. 

Life in Common with Bastien is every bit as blissful as Rosie hoped. With her family close, and the drama of Avalon far away, Rosie focuses on being the best aunt to Lane’s new baby. She tries to hide her vampire nature as best she can from public view, hoping to avoid any reminders of her time in Avalon. 

When Link shows up on her doorstep with an unexpected guest, Rosie realizes that just because she doesn’t need Avalon, doesn’t mean that Avalon doesn’t need her.

“Common Girl” is book eight of a 14-part fantasy romance series written by USA Today Bestselling Author Mary E. Twomey.

By Mary E. Twomey

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