Category Archives: employment

Back to Work!

Seven hundred and fifty-four days after I was made redundant “as a cost reduction measure” by ASG Technologies, I finally returned to full-time employment on the 6th January 2020. It is a massive relief! I have been through some very … Continue reading

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A Distressing Work Anniversary

Exactly one year ago, on the 13th December 2017, I was made redundant by the company for whom I had worked for almost ten years. Throughout that period, my loyalty was rock-solid and unquestionable. The company had been through some … Continue reading

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People in their 50-60s/older greatly underestimate and misunderstand their value to employers/the market/society

Every word of this article resonates with me. Being made redundant in my sixties made me feel awful. After ten years of loyal service to my previous company, I feel betrayed. My view is that loyalty is bidirectional. I know … Continue reading

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