I never thought redundancy would be something that could happen to me. I don’t know why, but I just felt kind of invincible. Redundancy is something that only happens when companies collapse, doesn’t it? It doesn’t happen to companies that are doing well. But no. I was made redundant, completely unexpectedly, when I was only nine months into my new job. At the time, it felt like the end of the world. But actually, it was the best thing that could have happened to my career and here is why.