Good morning all.
I am just looking for some advise, I hope this is ok. I am likely to be made redundant come July as our contract has been won by another (larger) company and I work in a stand alone position and I work some 30 or 40 miles from the office at home.
I do not have much confidence as I am in a stand alone position and have been for the past 19years. To me this means that although I believe I do the right things and give the right advise, it has never been tested - (we were taken to a tribunal once but did not get as far as the hearing).
In my role, I write and update company policies with regards to employment law and safeguarding issues (and anything else that is requested of me), and generally keep the handbook and staffing procedures up to date. I advise on and oversee employee concerns, anything that could potentially cause issues. I work very closely as an advisor to my Director and the office manager. I like to think that I ensure all our employees are looked after and well cared for while ensuring that the business is protected too, if that makes sense. I also do anything else that I am asked, using the internet to inform and educate me as I go along! The only thing that I haven't done for many years is recruitment other than writing and checking induction policies.
My question is, in my new job search, what level do you think I should be looking to go into a company at? I have a CIPD level 3, gained some many years ago and as I have said, my director relies on my advise and guidance but I do not have much confidence.
My other downfall is that being in this stand alone role for so long is that I do not use any HR software, we use spreadsheets etc. And I sometimes feel out of touch with HR language.
I do not want to oversell myself but at the same time I do not want to undersell myself. Also, could anyone give me advise regarding my CV as I have not written one for over 20 years.
Many thanks and I hope this is ok to post here.