From negative to positive: turn redundancy into an opportunity
Being made redundant can feel like a crushing blow, but it might just be the springboard to better things
We probably all know someone who has been made redundant from their job. It could even have happened to you.
If so, you will know first-hand how upsetting and dispiriting it can be. Someone telling you that the experience will only make you stronger probably won’t help, but it is more than likely the truth.
‘The hardest thing to remember in these sorts of situations is to focus on the bigger picture,’ says Simon Hudson, a director at recruiters Hays Healthcare.
‘Losing your job leaves you with a clean slate to start again, and can present you with opportunities that you may not have otherwise had or considered.’
So what next? Although you will probably want to start searching...
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