As layoffs are increasingly top of mind and in our news feeds, you might be thinking about what you can do to mitigate risks to the budding career and financial security you’ve been building. For those that are still employed but worried about upcoming layoffs, or the circulating rumors of staffing changes, it’s never too soon to start proactively preparing your “plan B.”

Here are 7 action items you can do today to prepare for an uncertain tomorrow.

1. The Success Journal

If you haven’t already, start a ‘success journal.’ This is something all professionals should be doing consistently throughout their careers. This could…

Christina Van Buskirk

I help storytellers write their next chapter… Founder of Janeiro Talent, career consultant, and creative / communications recruiter. Lifelong digital nomad.

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