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With over 24 years of experience in the financial industry in management and leadership roles at the same organization and a plethora of inconsistency on this professional journey, Tom received the call nobody wanted: “We’re downsizing.” After unexpectedly losing his full-time job, Tom landed in a better place in just 59 days using methods from his coaching and training. He is now a VP at one of the larger financial institutions in North America. In 2011, he started his own side business “Thomas Dowd Professional Development & Coaching” where he continues to use the lessons learned on his climb up the corporate ladder to help people creatively find ways to differentiate themselves in the workplace and to find their own individual paths toward success. The mantra is “Transform into who you really want to be.”
On what was thought to be a typical work day, author Thomas Dowd received The Call Nobody Wants: “We’re downsizing.” In the midst of an economic downturn, the author had some choices to make in how to most effectively approach the new journey. Displacement Day is for anyone who has ever had the unfortunate—or fortunate—task of finding a job. Fortunate? Yes, because you may actually learn something about your character and resolve during the process that will change the course of your life and career. This book is a pick-me-up, motivational reference guide with clearly laid out objectives that give you the tools you need to successfully find a new professional occupation. More importantly, it lets you know that you’re not alone in the process.You’ll be inspired to challenge yourself to set aggressive goals as you align your passions with the need to define your next career move.