yes, most important is to keep positive and get proactive.
I lost my job a few years back and it was a very depressing and worry time. Things do get better so keep your eyes open, do lots of asking about and networking and apply best you can to as many jobs as possible. Don't rest on your laurels!
Cheers for the tips, already been on the old monster.com blatting off CV's to anything of interest within range. Tomorrow I'll be calling some contacts and trying to find some leads. In some ways I am fairly lucky, I have a helpfull clause in my contract which means on leaving they have to pay me for 3 months + redundancy settlement.
I also have 2 bases I can look for employment around without the need to relocate (Leeds & Oxford)
I loved this job and liked the people I worked with, but I hold no grudges, If letting me (& all the others) go means they get the product to market in the US (the big market) it will be worth it. I just have that much belief in the product.
Its odd as on the whole the medical industry is relatively clear from the strains and stresses of normal market effects, essentially people always get sick...people are always happy to pay to get better. My company was just a little too new to the market, a little too small and a little too reliant on investors money at a time when investment people are sticking their heads in the sand.
Tis all a shame but hopefuly i'll be back on my feet before long.
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