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3 Things to Do After Getting Fired

December 30th, 2014

3 Things to Do After Getting Fired

In our last post, we talked about signs you may be getting fired. If you’ve just had the conversation with your manager and have lost your job, you may feel deflated and out of hope. Don’t let it get you down! You can use this time as an opportunity to sharpen your skills and advance your career. Here are 3 things to do to help you pick up the pieces after getting fired.

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3 Things to Do After Getting Fired

  1. Handle Yourself With Grace

Don’t send out a blast on Twitter about your outrage over getting fired. It may be tempting to say negative things about your managers or spill your guts about questionable activities in your old workplace, but remember that your online presence sticks forever. You don’t want future employers seeing your negativity and brand you as a tattletale. Remain calm and neutral about your termination – publicly at least. Read the rest of this entry »

Signs You Are About to be Fired: 4 Questions to Ask

December 23rd, 2014

Workers rarely see termination coming and are usually surprised when they find out they are getting fired. Are you worried recent staffing changes have placed you next on the chopping block? Here are 4 questions to ask yourself. If you can answer yes to these questions, you may be in danger of getting fired. Preparing yourself properly can help you open communication with your superiors and possibly save your job.

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Are You Getting Fired? 4 Questions to Ask

 

  1. Are people avoiding you?

Your boss is only human. Firing an employee is an awkward and uncomfortable experience for everyone involved. Likely, your managers don’t have anything personal against you and hate to hurt your feelings. If your superiors begin to avoid you at work, it could be a sign you need to start job hunting. Read the rest of this entry »