Redundancy: a sad event or a lottery ticket?

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Most people, when faced with redundancy, feel upset, scared, anxious, shocked, powerless.  Like any loss, the loss of job and the status quo and security that come with it, is deeply upsetting. However it is possible to see redundancy not as the end, but as a door into a new beginning. A balanced, happy life and a fulfilling career are both possible post-redundancy. Here are some tips on turning your mindset over: Give yourself time and space: After any type of loss, we experience a grieving process. A job loss is not an exception. Allow yourself to grieve, instead of […] Read more »

Dealing with redundancy

Sadly, redundancies are a fact of life in today’s workplace.  A lot of industries and sectors are downsizing, and the cuts often focus on countries with the highest employee costs, starting with France and Belgium. Redundancy is never an easy process to undergo and is usually quite upsetting for the employee. Upon hearing that you’re being let go of your job because your company is being downsized or restructured, it’s understandable to feel shocked, panicked and scared. When we’re made redundant most of us feel fear, distress, helplessness and loneliness. Today we will look at the process from the logistical and legal […] Read more »