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5 Ways to Prepare for Redundancy

One of the biggest impacts of the last few years and the downturn in the economy has of course been the rise in the number of people who have been made redundant. Whether it’s as a result of a company downsizing, relocating or a long term corporate strategy, the reality is that it’s rarely welcomed […]

Self-Promotion Part 1: What’s Your Story? A post on Coping with Redundancy by Author Robin McKay Bell

Redundancy is traumatic – it’s generally recognised as one of the worst things that can happen to a person, right up there with a death in the family. Dealing with it is personal. There are no prescriptive methods that work for everyone. But one thing is certain: you will have a story about what happened. It’s […]

3 reasons why being made redundant is a good thing – by Beth Reacher

Being made redundant can be a dark time; emotions such as fear, anxiety and depression can all  too easily take over. It’s not surprising when were preened from an early age to associate our self worth with having a good honest job. When it’s suddenly pulled away from us we can have a full on […]

How to Handle Redundancy

Whilst it may not be as prevalent as it was just a couple of years ago, redundancy is still an issue that is affecting people of all ages and in all regions. It’s never nice when it happens even if down the line it transpires to be have been a positive thing for one’s career. […]

Redundancy – The Top Resources to help

Redundancy – The Top Resources to help Redundancy is one of those dreadful life events that until it actually happens to you, you can’t fully appreciate, or shall we say, understand. It may occur out of the blue or it may be on the horizon for a while; however either way, it’s a pretty difficult […]

Top CV Tips for “Older Jobseekers.”

There can be no denying that the economic situation has had an extremely detrimental impact on the ability of younger people and graduates to get jobs.  It’s difficult all round – they may have the qualifications but not the required work experience and proven abilities in a commercial working environment. But what about those who […]

Post redundancy ….

It is true to say that when we hear the fateful words, “ I’m sorry, but we have to make you redundant , feelings can be somewhat mixed. There are those for whom hearing those words comes as a relief, a welcome and not entirely unexpected blessing ; whilst there are others who are gripped […]

Coping with Redundancy – Part 3 – The ‘What Nexts’

In Part 1 of Coping with Redundancy we focused on the financial implications of redundancy, in Part 2, we looked at the issues of mindset. Now in Part 3, we look at what you need to consider once redundancy has happened – the ‘What Nexts’. After the inevitable ‘consultation’ calling, that leads to redundancy; what […]

Self-Promotion Part 2: Tell a Positive Story – A post on Redundancy by Author Robin McKay Bell

Robin McKay Bell is a respected author and voice, on the subjects of Age and Employment. Last month Robin started a the first of a series of blog posts, on the subject of coping with redundancy and the story you have to tell. Click here to read Part 1 and please read on if your […]

Coping with Redundancy – Part 2 – Mindset

Lat week we started the Coping with Redundancy feature by looking at how you can manage and prepare your finances – if redundancy is on the cards. Just as important, if not even more so, is the redundancy ‘mindset’ which we explore here in Part 2.   Thankfully in the last week of my own […]

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