I Am Losing My Job

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 16 People

    And I'm not sure how to support my family.

    I've been trying for roles for forever now. And I'm scared.
    Reader15a Reader15a
    36-40, F
    Feb 16, 2015

    Sole Breadwinner Soon To Be Out Of A Job

    I've been with my company for six years and in my current position for five. My supervisor told me today that pressure is building from the top to eliminate one of these positions in our state. I've weathered several layoffs, but it looks like my time has come, I just don't know...
    deadelvis deadelvis
    41-45
    1 Response Aug 25, 2011

    My Company Is Closing,

    I knew that things were slow but I thought we would weather the winter and then things would get better, but our plant is closing and all work will cease by the end of March.  I will be lucky to be there for another month.  I'm feel numb and very alone.  I'm in my...
    grayeyeskb grayeyeskb
    51-55, F
    3 Responses Dec 4, 2008

    I just found out we are getting outsourced I am

    right back where I was out of college but with more interest on my loans. I just want to raise my kids in a house. My son is 13 and I am raising him in an apartment still. I feel all my hard work was wasted in school on the wrong degree.
    holdenco holdenco
    36-40, F
    1 Response Apr 16, 2014

    I Know You're Going To Fire Me!

    If I were to tell this to my boss I'd say a number of different things. My first reaction would be oh.... you're firing me? That's okay. Because my grandmother who owns the house I live in is dying. Thanks for that, I really needed to lose my job at a time like this. Also the...
    misselodie misselodie
    26-30, F
    1 Response Oct 21, 2012

    A Younger Person's Layoff Rant

    I have been working as an adjunct faculty member for 3+ years at a University. Last winter, we were told that come next school year my department would have to cut classes due to budget cuts. It is fall now, and come the end of the school quarter in December, I will not have any...
    msriot msriot
    26-30, F
    4 Responses Sep 30, 2009

    Losing Job, Feel Like A Failure. What Should I Do?

    Every morning, I ask myself how I got this way. I’m losing my contract at work. Which is good, because I hate it here and it shows. My boss has had from day one zero interest in anything I do, and I work all alone. It wore me down, and now I have so much trouble going to work...
    TappOBedlam TappOBedlam
    26-30, M
    Jul 25, 2013
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