It has been some years since I started my migration journey to Australia. What sparked me to write this letter is that I am sadden when my two of my fellow ex-colleagues in their 40s message me last month that they are out of job because the company “restructured”. The excuses that company like to use these days are restructuring or department synergy. Basically, it is an excuse to get rid of expensive and old workers who are not productive to the value of the role of the job.
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