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Old 30-06-2020, 08:40 AM   #11
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I've been there in 2008 and it's not nice. Have you tried speaking to rival companies and see if they're hiring? If you're good at your job, and it sounds as if you are, they may well have heard of you and might be able to take you on
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Good luck buddy, going to be alot of people in the same boat.

I think the owner of our small company is in it for the long haul (he does have 2 other larger companies open with one in the same building). We have been on furlough since mid April and hardly any orders since march - not a surpise as main customers are schools and events.

Was half expecting to be made redundant while on furlough as we have 3 months notice periods(only 4 employees), just a wait and see game and fingers crossed for everyone.

I do fear for some people who seem to have been treating it as a everythings fine paid holiday - may have a serious shock when they get back to reality with a bang.
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