Redundancy might bring along unique opportunities. David Barnett worked as a local journalist for 26 years at the Telegraph & Argus in Bradford. He enjoyed his job thoroughly and thought his position to be relatively safe. Until one day, he got the call that he was being let go. Here, Barnett describes the devastation that follows after losing your dream job. But, most importantly, how the experience eventually led him on a path to an even better and more successful job.