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Top Tips for Coping With Redundancy

In my previous podcast, , I started to tell you about what happened to me when I found out that I may be made redundant. In this podcast, I will share with you how I coped with my redundancy, and what I found to be the best sources of help and advice

  1. Join your union.
  2. Consider all your options. Don’t discount options just because they terrify you. They might just end up being the right ones.
  3. Do your research on all your possible options. Contact me by visiting http://amandaheal.com.au, to discuss career research.
  4. Seek financial advice from an expert in tax and superannuation. State Plus is an excellent source of unbiased advice on superannuation, see http://www.stateplus.com.au
  5. Find mechanisms to cope in the office. The Employee Assistance Program provides free counselling, which can help a great deal in coping with the emotional response to what is happening. see http://www.employeeassistanceprogramme.com.au
  6. Make the most of what you are entitled to. Look closely at your workplace agreement, as there may be provisions referring to other assistance your employer will provide you with when facing redundancy, such as retraining, and career counselling.
  7. This may not be a bad thing after all. This is your chance, so make the most of it!

are you facing redundancy or job loss? Visit http://amandaheal.com.au to contact me, and let’s talk about it.