Getting the ax is always a horror. But the approximately 100 who are expected to be let go at Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia have very marketable expertise. The NEW YORK POST reports that the new Chief Executive Officer at the company Daniel Dienst is known for manpower cutbacks. Here is the coverage in the POST.
Read the help wanted for full time job and contract assignments and there is a proliferation in the demand for experience in the lifestyle and food categories. That could, of course, be stretched to the travel industry, where hospitality issues are front line.
The more upscale, all the way to authentic luxury, their background includes the more money they will make in their next opportunity.
One source of employment is the public relations agency. Another is the marketing communications firm.
Good luck to all those who have to undergo the trauma of change. Especially at this time of year.