Dear Colleagues

Even in today’s tough economic times, engineering professionals who are top of their game, are sought after and not easily made redundant. However, companies do morph and change with astonishing rapidity and you may not always feel comfortable with changes in your current firm, and look to alternative opportunities and employment. Sometimes; personal things happen that cause you to decide to move on (something unpleasant at work / death of a close friend /unexpected windfall or a change in life occurring).

Some Suggestions when making the awkward move (or in helping a colleague who has to “move onwards”)

Thanks to Peter Tatham of National Career Development Week for a thought provoking article on the topic of redundancy – An Australian Government Web site.

As Steve Jobs remarked with some prescience: “Remembering that I'll be dead soon is the most important tool I've ever encountered to help me make the big choices in life”.

Yours in engineering learning

Steve