Posts Tagged ‘redundancy’

Recently Redundant Male Required

We’re taking a look at the changing roles of men in modern society.

Okay we don’t normally address these kind of issues here on Small Business Training, but many of you guys and girls are regulars and I figured you might know someone who fits the bill and would want and be able to help out with this.

I’ve been contacted through our redundancy blog and asked if I know any guys who’ve recently been made redundant who would be willing to talk about how that’s led them to re-evaluate their own role in society in maybe major or surprising ways.

Any case studies have to be real and be provided by the individuals concerned. The brief is for males under 35 years of age and UK based.

It’s for an interview to appear in a pukka UK national newspaper’s full colour weekly magazine.

This is time sensitive: I need anyone who wants to be considered for this to contact me by this Friday 24th September so please don’t hang around! (020 7209 1284)

Why should anyone share his story?

It’s a way to get it in front of over half a million people.

If you’ve found the next thing and are really happy? Just think what inspiration you could provide for others.

If you’re still looking for the next thing, who knows who might read about you?

As an incentive/bonus, we’ll offer a free brainstorming session (all participants will pay are the charges of your telephony provider) for those who haven’t yet ‘found their feet’ with Andy or me – if that’s what they want ;-).


Sometimes it’s tough at the top

I saw a relation of mine for the first time in ages yesterday who runs an office refurbishment/ moving company.

It became obvious earlier in the year that they would need to let some staff go. Some of them had been with the company for over 12 years and he said making them redundant was one of the hardest decisions he’d ever made and carried out yet he had no choice if the company was to survive.

The next thing he did was to assemble the remaining workforce and tell them that each of them had an essential role to play in the business and there would be no further rounds of culls.

Everyone had to be prepared to roll up their sleeves and muck in and that way they would emerge strong. And when enough money is made to ensure continued stability the profits over and above will be shared among all.

Since then he has a willing and committed team and the atmosphere has never been better.

Sometimes it’s tough at the top… effective leaders have to be able to take decisions that hurt.


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