Redundancy

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  1. woppy101

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    Well I'm in the bracket for compulsory redundancy from the army,question is what the hell do I do if I'm chosen on the 12 June lol.things I'm looking at are possibly applying for the MPGS or going into hotel management which is basicly what I have been doing for the last ten years,I have also looked into doing the fiber-optic cse to work for virgin media,also have my C+E licence to fall back on.
    Anyone got any advice
    (good thing is my pay off should be enough to buy a small 2 bed house outright so no rent/morgage payments to worry about)
     
  2. DJT75

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    How about one of the services (police/fire etc) or security? Don't a lot of ex-service people go that direction?

    I'm not too keen on the whole redundancy thing, but to get a free house out of it I could be interested. I think after 13 years at my current place of work I'm entitled to about a months salary, tax free :suicide:
     
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    Get onto World's Largest Professional Network | LinkedIn and start building a network, old serving colleagues from basic and upwards, as soon as you start building you will get more results.

    Someone somewhere will be able to help you out, no matter where you want to work.

    Good luck out of greens @)


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  4. Miss Mandy

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    I got made redundant at the weekend and its a pretty daunting thing to go through. My payout was only £4k for 4 years working there, so it will tide me over for a few months, but not much more.
    Trouble I've got is that I'm not trained in anything. I went into retail straight from school and its all I've done really. There are no retail jobs available in my area and I don't have the funds to retrain in something else. I can't get an apprenticeship or similar as I'm deemed to old at 31 and I'm feeling pretty lost at the moment.
    Whatever happens, I hope things work out for you.
     
  5. Phil57

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    Good luck in whatever you choose to do.

    Might seem a dumb question to some, but what is MPGS?
     
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    Where abouts in the country are you Miss Mandy? You never know this thread might just take you to your next job :smashin:


    & although I don't have any advice for you woppy101 (because I know nothing about your possible chosen career path), I wish you all the best
     
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    I'm an Essex girl, although not one of those flouncy ones you see on them dodgy TV shows! :laugh:
     
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    There goes Big Brother then.


    Serious note, have a look on linkedin, you never know who you might link too.
     

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