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How to stay positive after being made redundant?

Office worker - I have had 5 jobs in twenty years and I''ll be out the door, again, soon. However this time, I have commitments and find it difficult to stay motivated in tracking down another job mainly due to all the rejections/lack of response I have been getting. The CV has been tweaked so it displays what I can do for a prospective employer well. I do sound enthusiastic on the phone to agencies and to the recruiting companies if I am applying directly. Any tips or suggestions gratefully received. Thanks.

Asked By: CTRL Freak - 12/12/2007
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You've probably heard it before but... More
Answered By: tzilt - 12/12/2007
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how about: I can multi task, as whilst I'm working for you, I can also network with millions of people globally and answer their questions. aka yahoo answers !
Answered By: funnycunny - 12/12/2007
 
Sounds like you've done all the right things. Yes, it's true that employers tend to prefer younger people as employees - because they're cheaper - but there are still plenty who appreciate experience and ability to spell... More
Answered By: amsterdam - 12/12/2007
 
I does sound like you are doing the right things. I would suggest that you also take a hard look at what happened to make you 'redundant'? If one company considered this, don't you think that other companies are also cutting back in the same way? Have you kept your skills up-to-date? Think about how you are going... More
Answered By: Adam G - 12/12/2007
 
I've had this happen too, and although this was really strange to do, I just sat back, waited for an opportunity to come my way. And, it did happen. Good things come to those who are patient and at the right time.
Answered By: Perpendicular - 12/12/2007
 
none but i wish you all the luck in the world, rheumatism and diabetes cost me my job but keep you chin up and come out fighting
Answered By: door.uk - 12/12/2007
 
I was made redundant after 20 years with the same company and after some time I found something that completely changed my life... More
Answered By: stoerdog - 12/12/2007
 
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