Bouncing back from redundancy
Depending on your situation, redundancy could be a welcome relief or an unexpected shock. Either way, you probably have a lot of questions.
Regardless of your circumstances, coming to terms with redundancy and planning out your next steps requires focus and a level head.
It’s not unusual to feel stressed, depressed or even angry in the face of redundancy. It’s perfectly normal to worry about how you will afford the life you’re accustomed to without your income. However, try not to feel that you’ve been singled out personally. Your position has been made redundant, not you.
The average Australian can expect to be made redundant at least once in their career”1
1Sydney Morning Herald, October 2014, A redundancy doesn’t have to be a bad thing
Get clear on the facts
If you’ve been made redundant or have been offered a voluntary redundancy, the best thing you can do now is get informed.
Be aware that your first impulse when faced with redundancy may not be the most prudent. So before you make any decisions, it’s a good idea to do some research and speak to an expert.
An expert who knows your super scheme inside out can help to simplify any complexities. That way, you get straight-forward advice that will make a genuine difference to you and your family during a potentially stressful time.
For over 25 years StatePlus has helped thousands of Australians like you successfully navigate their redundancy. So you can be comfortable that you’re in expert hands.