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A Journey To A Better You After Being Made Redundant THE INTRO

A Journey To A Better You After Being Made Redundant

Many of us have or have known someone who has gone through redundancy. CEO & Founder Chris has already been through it twice himself. And although you may not be able to see this as a positive impact on your future right now, you soon will. We've pulled together some articles and resources to help you through this time. To start, we recommend you read this article first. It will take you through the stages of redundancy and the emotions you're likely to feel and how to deal with them.

Just Been Told Your Being Made Redundant STAGE 1 - SHOCK & DENIAL

Just Been Told Your Being Made Redundant

For some it may be welcomed news, however for most it’s going to be a message you were either expecting or come as a complete shock.

Your Last Day at Work Before Being Made Redundant STAGE 1 - SHOCK & DENIAL

Your Last Day at Work Before Being Made Redundant

Whether it’s come round quickly, or has seemed to take forever. Today is your last day. There's a few things you should make sure you have before you say good bye.

How Will I Pay My Bills After Being Made Redundant? STAGE 1 - SHOCK & DENIAL

How Will I Pay My Bills After Being Made Redundant?

One of the biggest fears when being made redundancy is money. “How will I pay my bills?”, “What can I afford?”, “Will I use all my savings?”

Redundancy Law - Am I Being Treated Fairly? STAGE 1 - SHOCK & DENIAL

Redundancy Law - Am I Being Treated Fairly?

If you’re facing redundancy, your employer must treat you fairly and act in accordance with your contract of employment and the law.

How To tell My Friends & Family I've Been Made Redundant? STAGE 1 - SHOCK & DENIAL

How To tell My Friends & Family I've Been Made Redundant?

For many of us it can be hard telling our loved ones that we’re being made redundant. But why? Well there is no definitive answer to this question.

Can I Claim Benefits After Being Made Redundant? STAGE 1 - THE START

Can I Claim Benefits After Being Made Redundant?

You may be eligible to claim benefits from the government or local authority. For example, you may be entitled to Jobseeker’s Allowance (JSA), Housing Benefit & more.

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Am I Entitled To Any Redundancy Money & How Much? STAGE 2 - FRUSTRATION & ANGER

Am I Entitled To Any Redundancy Money & How Much?

Redundancy payments are compensation because your job no longer exists within the company. You may have rights to redundancy pay from your employer.

How I Should Spend My Redundancy Money? STAGE 2 - FRUSTRATION & ANGER

How I Should Spend My Redundancy Money?

The decisions you will have to make on this subject will depend on how much redundancy money you are expected to receive. For some it may not be much.

How To Survive A Company Restructure STAGE 2 - FRUSTRATION & ANGER

How To Survive A Company Restructure

When companies experience considerable change – through merging or restructure, redundancy is always a risk. Restructures can take months or even years.

What Is Voluntary Redundancy & Should I Take It? STAGE 2 - FRUSTRATION & ANGER

What Is Voluntary Redundancy & Should I Take It?

Voluntary redundancy is when you and your employer agree to terminate your contract in return for a financial investment.

Dealing With Fear, Anger, Depression & Negative Style Emotions STAGE 2 - FRUSTRATION & ANGER

Dealing With Fear, Anger, Depression & Negative Style Emotions

Being made redundant is a life changing experience; you're likely to feel every possible emotion. The initial shock, followed by worry of ‘How will I pay my bills?’.

You Need To Stay Motivated, It Will Get Better Soon STAGE 4 - NAME

You Need To Stay Motivated, It Will Get Better Soon

When companies experience considerable change – through merging or restructure, redundancy is always a risk. Restructures can take months or even years.

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What Do I Next After Redundancy - Change Career, Start A Business? STAGE 3 - DEPRESSION & ACCEPTANCE

What Do I Next After Redundancy - Change Career, Start A Business?

So you’ve been made redundant, what should you do next? You are actually in a very positive position as you have a number of opportunities in front of you.

Age Isn’t A Barrier When You've Been Made Redundant! STAGE 3 - DEPRESSION & ACCEPTANCE

Age Isn’t A Barrier When You've Been Made Redundant!

The retirement age is increasing; most people will be working into their late 60’s before they can receive their state pension.

Do I Need To Re-Train After Being Made Redundant? STAGE 3 - DEPRESSION & ACCEPTANCE

Do I Need To Re-Train After Being Made Redundant?

Re-training is one of the options following on from being made redundant. It isn’t always a necessity, however it has the potential to really boost your success.

Starting A Business After Being Made Redundant STAGE 3 - DEPRESSION & ACCEPTANCE

Starting A Business After Being Made Redundant

If you are feeling ambitious and fancy starting your own business, being made redundant may be the push you needed in the entrepreneurial direction!

How To Prepare Yourself For Job Searching STAGE 3 - DEPRESSION & ACCEPTANCE

How To Prepare Yourself For Job Searching

The first vital steps you need to take following redundancy are making sure your CV/Resume is up to date. Not only that, but also ensuring it stands out from the competition.

How To Effectively Network To Help Your Job Search STAGE 3 - DEPRESSION & ACCEPTANCE

How To Effectively Network To Help Your Job Search

Networking could gain you the dream job! You may be thinking ‘How will it benefit me?’ Although networking has business connotations, it is a powerful tool.

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Keeping Up A Routine Whilst Job Searching During Redundancy STAGE 3 - DEPRESSION & ACCEPTANCE

Keeping Up A Routine Whilst Job Searching During Redundancy

Keeping up with a routine will help in staying motivated & getting things done. It's easy to say "I'll take a couple of weeks off to relax before thinking about job searching".

How To Job Search After You've Been Made Redundant STAGE 3 - DEPRESSION & ACCEPTANCE

How To Job Search After You've Been Made Redundant

Redundancy is an uncontrollable situation, no fault of your own so don’t dwell, be brave and take the opportunity to start again in a dream career.

Job Search Is Getting Me Down - How Do I Stay Positive? STAGE 3 - DEPRESSION & ACCEPTANCE

Job Search Is Getting Me Down - How Do I Stay Positive?

Job searching after redundancy is a challenge faced by many, you are not alone. For the lucky ones the process is short and straight forward, for others it is not.

Preparing For That All Important Job Interview STAGE 4 - MOTIVATION & GROWTH

Preparing For That All Important Job Interview

Preparation, preparation, preparation. Preparing for an interview is essential if you want to make a good impression and secure the dream job.

I'm Not Getting Any Job Interviews - But Why? STAGE 4 - MOTIVATION & GROWTH

I'm Not Getting Any Job Interviews - But Why?

It happens to the best of us, we apply for the dream job, in the perfect location, tailored to our skills but we never hear anything back from the company.

I'm Getting Job Interviews But No Job Offers - Why? STAGE 4 - MOTIVATION & GROWTH

I'm Getting Job Interviews But No Job Offers - Why?

Nothing hurts more than rejection. Sometimes skilled applicants with appropriate experience get interviews, but no job offer.

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How Do I Explain To An Employer I’ve Been Made Redundant? STAGE 4 - MOTIVATION & GROWTH

How Do I Explain To An Employer I’ve Been Made Redundant?

Being made redundant could affect how employers view you. A potential employer may see your redundancy as a negative situation, similarly to being dismissed.

Planning Ahead Of Redundancy - How To Protect Yourself STAGE 4 - MOTIVATION & GROWTH

Planning Ahead Of Redundancy - How To Protect Yourself

Unfortunately, in any job there is always a chance of being made redundant, some more than others. It is best to plan ahead so if it happens again, you are more prepared.