You may have heard the rumours circulating at work that redundancies are about to be announced. You have heard and wondered, but you really don’t expect that your job will be affected. After all you know how hard you’ve worked and you believe that your work is valuable and valued. How could they just suddenly announce that the job no longer exists!
But the rumours persist and an unsettling feeling starts to creep in. What if you are about to lose your job! What will you do? How will you react? You imagine the worst…. when you are called into the office and the bad news is given to you. In your mind, especially at 3am in the morning, it is not a pretty sight!
How can you prepare so that you will be able to cope well if your job is made redundant? Here are 8 things you can do immediately to ensure that you are ready “just in case”, so that you can make this into an unexpected speed bump in life, not an incident that will define who you are.
By Jenni Proctor