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    Made redundant - a new start

    Crazy,

    I was just made redundant. I am still in a state of shock. After one year of working, my project no longer had my position.

    Please share some stories on similar experiences or those that you know about.


    I am hoping to bounce back better than ever and want to really find something I love doing now. I also need a job pretty quickly though cause of $$$

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    The exact same thing happened to me when I worked for BMW/MINI. Exact same thing. It still bothers me to this day, but not nearly as much. I just made the mistake of getting comfortable with the perks of a high profile corporate position. Now I know that a company isn't a family, it's a business. If they can make more money by cutting you out of the picture, they will.

    So be it. I started my own business. Now I'm the boss. It's good to be the king.
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    Happened to me just about two months ago, and I'm still not sure where to go next. Still looking at possibilities. Doubt I'll do as well financially as I did at the last post, but the way things are going, I'm starting to wonder if there'll even be a next one.
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    That darn Yankee TexasGuy's Avatar
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    Heh sort of happened here too.
    And it was 2 1/2 millioni dollars down the drain too I dont think they can continue on the project because when I was there we were the closest they had been in 2 years to having something working.

    I'm back to working for myself and I'm not sure I care to go work for corporate again. Got myself a house. Just need to come up with a bit of money to pay the bills.
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    thanks guys, all the best for you. Some thinking music for me if you will please

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    I got "let go" once on the same day as the cleaning lady. It was a dot-com. 'Nuff said...

    Best of luck in finding a new job, yendor! Having just been in job-hunting mode for about 6 months before finding something, I know that it can be very stressful -- keep at it and hope you find something rewarding. Definitely think about what you'd really like to do.

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