So you've been made redundant? Join the crowd. Redundancy is now a common life experience, especially in a global recession! Almost a quarter of adults will be affected by redundancy during their lifetime. But you are not a victim. What matters now is how you react to the challenge. "Overcoming Redundancy" will help you make the right decisions at this crucial time and it will help you choose the right future direction. "Overcoming Redundancy" contains advice from survivors - from those who have been made redundant and have not only survived but turned it to their advantage. Many now look back on redundancy, with the benefit of hindsight, as the best thing that ever happened to them. Use this book to learn from their experience and advice. Redundancy is an intensely emotional experience. It can affect your self-esteem and motivation. You are only human if you feel a sense of anger, betrayal or loss when you are made redundant. "Overcoming Redundancy" will help you cope with the social and emotional impacts of redundancy. It will also provide valuable tips on managing the financial effects of redundancy. And most importantly it will help you look forwards, not backwards.
If you've been made redundant, reading this book is the first step towards bouncing back. Good luck!
Gordon Adams (Milton Keynes)is Managing Director of Alternative Futures, a research company which specialises in helping businesses and individuals to change. He has spent over 25 years working for leading organisations like Thomas Cook, the BBC and Reed International. He overcame redundancy himself in 2001 when he invested his redundancy payment to set up his own business. He has never looked back. The company which made him redundant is now his biggest client.