No work doesn't mean no use!
Many experience it, and many fear it. The label of ‘redundant’ or ‘unemployed’ carries a social stigma - a feeling of being rejected as unwanted and useless. Some may lose their self-respect as they become unable to earn a living. Others may have an initial feeling of relief, and financial worries may less, if they have received a good redundancy package. Here are some ideas on how to make the time work for you.