Surviving the restructure - it's time to go

Surviving the restructure - it's time to go

So casting your mind back… you've discovered that the company needs to shed some people. Your second reaction (after shock) is hope and relief, and something like "oh that’s great, I need a new challenge anyway, and was/am thinking about leaving. Maybe this will work in my favour as well as the business". Nice one. So how do you navigate things from here to ensure you maximise your position, get everything you're entitled to and perhaps more?

Surviving the restructure - what to do if you want to stay

Surviving the restructure - what to do if you want to stay

In continuation of last week’s installment, it's Tuesday at 10.45am and you've just learnt that the company is about to restructure, and worse, your team and role is in the firing line.

Part one: Surviving the restructure

Part one: Surviving the restructure

It’s that moment in your career that you probably dread happening. "We're having a company announcement on Tuesday at 10am, can everyone please make themselves available in the boardroom at this time. Attendance at this meeting is compulsory." Depending on how you choose to handle things, this could be the dawn of a new and positive chapter in your life. Or it could see you become a bitter and potentially unemployable proposition.