Barclays Sheds Another 2100 Jobs (Including Mine)

| January 14, 2009 | 1 Comment

In response to market conditions Barclays shed another 2100 jobs today

The economic recession just got a bit more real for me, as my job was one of the ones to go as Barclays Global Investors reigned back their development activities in the UK. A couple of weeks ago I had been sure my job was safe but recent interactions at work meant that on the day itself it did not come as a surprise.

After some soul-searching, self recriminations and reflection, I really feel quite good about it. I have been given an opportunity to develop my on-line business ideas and expand my knowledge of internet marketing.

For the last few years my income has been almost exclusively all in the ‘E’ sector (employee); now is the time to start trying in earnest to replace it with ‘S’ (self-employed), ‘B’ (business) and I (investor) streams.

I have set myself a ’90 Day Challenge’ to put myself on a path to replacing my income within 12 months.

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  1. Ryan says:

    sorry to hear about the job, glad to see your positive response however. Please do keep the readers updated on your 90 Day Challenge. Any information on this would be a great benefit to myself and no doubt many of your followers.

    All the best
    Ryan

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