So I'm just posting this here in hopes of helping her out.
She was working at a media marketing group and they "terminated her immediately" because she wasn't a well suit PM (Project Manager) for their sudden onset of a slew of projects. Just like that, out of NO WHERE. Sure there were ups and downs during her time there (she hasn't been there long) but I personally didn't see/hear of anything major that could have warranted this. Then again, I don't work there and haven't worked there with her either.
She's torn and I feel bad for her. She was about to start training for her PMP.
She's aware that she wasn't a fully certified PM, but the company knew that when they hired her. They didn't mind and definitely suggested training and offered discounts on PMP courses, etc.
So anyway, I want to help her get back on her feet.
Is it a better idea to not work for a while and really focus on getting certified and then try again?
Or does she pick up work immediately or ASAP and try to get certified in the interim?
She's a newbie to NYC but has been here for about a year and a half. She's got rent to look out for and has a couple of months left on that as it is.
Just lookin for feedback/advice.