Bad things do happen and it’s doubly upsetting when you are retrenched. First you lose your job, your work friends and then your confidence. But all is not lost.
If you’re the main bread winner or at a stage in your life where finding a new job may be difficult, then redundancy can seem like the end of the world. However, there are many positives to be taken, such as the possibility of finding a better paid job or one which has more suitable working hours.
People do pick themselves up after redundancy and are often better for it.