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    Hi guys

    I haven't visited much this last month but it's not for any other reason than a bunch of life stuff caught up with me.

    My main concern just now is that the company I work for is in the middle of being taken over and the new guys have indicated that there will be redundancies just not which trades or how many jobs will go. Everybody get a personal interview this next few days in order that we can effectively apply for our own jobs (although no doubt the job title will change to satisfy the legal side)

    So sorry for not being around, I just have other stuff on my mind and until this is resolved one way or the other my visits will be few
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    You have been there awhile I do not blame you for being worried Grumpy, it sucks when things like this happen. Did you know that the company was going to be taken over ?

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    Best of luck, Grumpy. Job insecurity sucks. What is it you do?

    I went through a similar episode with an IT & Security company about eight years ago.

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    No worries man, we'll be here to rag on you when you get back

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    Best of luck M8,try not to worry to much

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    Good luck!

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    Good Luck Grumpy! I've been wondering what happened to you. It's been quiet around here, here lately without you here.

    Hope the interview goes well. Just don't handle like it like Peter did in Office Space. Might not work out so well.
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    Best of luck Grumpy.
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    Thanks for the good wishes, I've known this was on the cards since the last time this happened. My feel for this is that there is a surplus of electricians (like me) just now especially as the current company took on the apprentices when they qualified.

    Maybe I worry needlessly and the cuts will be limited to one tier of management (definite) but Financially I must assume the worst and cut back unnecessary spending etc.

    D-day is 1 June but we may know sooner. It is the not knowing that is so wearing

    In any other situation I would just build another rig to cheer me up
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    You're not going anywhere... your job is secured!

    Positive attitude goes a long way mate.

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