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Facing Redundancy


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Many people live with the fear of redundancy for months before they experience its reality. Many others fear what might happen, but find that their job is secure.
If you are facing the possibility of redundancy it is important to be prepared. Taking simple steps to be prepared will help you avoid the feeling of things being out of your control. It is empowering to know that you are ready, no matter what happens. This presentation shares 8 simple steps you can take.

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Facing Redundancy

  1. 1. S Facing Redundancy 8 Things To Do If You Think Your Job Might Be Made Redundant Jenni Proctor Boomers Next Step Clarity Career Management
  2. 2. Rumours! S Whispers…Rumours…Exaggerations….Who to believe? S Unsettling S Fear
  3. 3. Why be prepared? S Make sure this is just a speed bump in life S Be ready so you feel prepared to thrive, not just survive!
  4. 4. 1. Control emotions S Feel vulnerable S Remain dignified S Retain your high standard of work S Maintain your relationships at work
  5. 5. 2. Remove personal files S Remove files from the computer S Remove belongings from the office
  6. 6. 3.Avoid toxicity S People may become nasty S Don’t be the difficult person! S Support one another S Avoid a toxic environment
  7. 7. 4. Know your rights S Find out what you are entitled to S Knowledge will help you remain composed
  8. 8. 5. Stay Positive S JOB is redundant, not YOU S Value your experience, skills and personal attributes S Start preparing so you don’t become negative S Be ready to act quickly
  9. 9. 6. See a Career Counsellor S Professional Career Counsellor S Help you focus on what you want in your working life S Support you as you plan strategies for next stage of career
  10. 10. 7. Refresh your resume S Give it a contemporary makeover S Reflect the skills, experiences and achievements you want to emphasise
  11. 11. 8. Backup plans S Have plan in case you have to give back your telephone or car.
  12. 12. Help is available Jenni Proctor Clarity Career Management Boomers Next Step