Career & Coffee Podcast

I’m stuck…I’ve lost my job | Ep 02: COVID-19 special

May 19, 2020

Featuring: Anthony Cohen, Oscar Fuchs and Steven Menzies

Join Amelia in this special edition episode as she explores the feelings of stuck caused by COVID-19 in our jobs and careers. With mass business closures, record levels of unemployment and a looming recession, these are scary times. And for those who have lost their job to COVID-19, it can be incredibly hard to understand and process the experience of unemployment amid the global pandemic.

In this episode, Anthony Cohen, Oscar Fuchs and Steven Menzies share their experience and understanding of job loss, along with their learnings from lived experience of this situation and their advice on how to process it and move through it.

This episode focuses on the emotional journey of losing your role due to COVID-19 and the reality of this situation. If you are struggling and may need someone to talk to, please contact Lifeline on 13 11 14.

To access the Australian government job hub, visit:

To connect with Anthony Cohen and learn more about Project Displaced:

To connect with Oscar Fuchs and listen to his podcast ‘Mosaic of China’:

To connect with Steven Menzies:

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