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...
You may want to remain in the same career sector and focus all your attentions on getting a new job as soon as possible, therefore begin the job search immediately.
Change your career!
You may want a complete change; if you have been doing the same job role for a number of years you may want a fresh start. Do some research into careers you may be interested in and then decide which process you will need to take in order to get that job!
It is never too late to go back to education, why not take some time away from work and re-train to get that dream job you have always wanted. We have a whole section related to re-training!
Start a business!
Statistics show that more than one in six new business start-ups are established following redundancy. If you have the ambition and the passion, why not go for it? We have created a page dedicated to all the potential entrepreneurs with information all about starting your own business.
Take time for yourself.
Depending on your finances, and where you are in your life, you may wish to just take some time out from work and spend quality time with your family and friends before deciding what to do next. However, it is important to not take too much time away from getting back into work. Don’t fall into the trap of ‘I’ll do it tomorrow’ because 2 weeks becomes a month and a month becomes two...
Do some traveling.
Again, depending on your circumstances, you could go and do some traveling to experience different cultures in different parts of the world. Life experience is always good to have, if this is the time to do it then go for it.