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I Am About to Lose My Job

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    I will probably be unemployed soon.

    My employer was just bought by an east coast corporation. Upper management will most likely be replaced. This has come at the worst possible time.
    hadyourchance hadyourchance 36-40, F 7 Responses Feb 20, 2014

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    Losing My Nonprofit Job

    I work for this nonprofit organization that works to prevent recidivism among youth who have committed some sort of crime.  I do admin work as well as lead these life skills classes that we hold a few days a week.  We get pretty much all our funding through grants and...
    yoyy yoyy 26-30, F 5 Responses Jun 15, 2009

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    I've pushed it to the limit

    and my attendance is terrible. I called in yesterday when I felt no energy to even go to work. This has put me one step away from termination. I will be suspended for two days without pay coming up soon. I slept until 4pm yesterday and this exhaustion and fatigue has me...
    nocturnalhound nocturnalhound 31-35, M Jun 27, 2015

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    A Very Lonely Feeling

    the worst part of this is going to work each morning and wondering if today will be the last day
    angelwatchingyou angelwatchingyou 31-35 3 Responses Apr 2, 2009

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