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I Just Got Fired

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    Fired, What Do I Do Now?

    Despite doing everything that my boss told me to do and doing it well I was fired. I wake up depressed and unmotivated every morning and fear the worst. What happens when I can't pay the bills? My reaction is putting my best foot forward and applying everywhere however now I...
    goofball83 goofball83 26-30, M 3 Responses May 27, 2013

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    I can't hold a ******* job!

    This was my longest - 6 weeks.
    LadyAnonymous123 LadyAnonymous123 22-25, F Aug 6

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    2 Days Really Tho????

    Hello ... I just wanna share my nanny story and tell you how cruel people may be these days ... OK so starting in august I met my first family they lived out of town and was moving to MD for business purpose... I've kept in contact the whole month as we discussed  arrangements...
    sachae87 sachae87 22-25 1 Response Sep 11, 2011

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    I am a registered Care Aide

    and I was fired today all because some "nice" co-workers had been complaining about me behind my back to the manager about things about me that were absolutely untrue.. I am a very caring and sensitive person and I enjoyed helping care for other people, but i don't think I want...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Feb 4

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    I Found A Job I Like!

    FINALLLLLLY! Thank You God!!! i'm finally ok with my situation after some long soul searching, praying and diligent job searching. I've been applying for jobs like crazy, day and night, DAY AND NIGHT! my bills are starting to get paid late and i'm usually not like that. But back...
    bunnihearts bunnihearts 26-30, F Sep 16, 2012

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    Fired After Two Hard Years Of Work... Because Of My Hair!

    In 2008 I applied for my first job at Giant Eagle. At this time at Giant Eagle you had to call a 1-800 number to apply. I went through the application process and waited for a call back. It took a couple weeks but Giant Eagle did eventually call me back. Just so you know, I am...
    TommySee TommySee 22-25, M 1 Response Oct 3, 2010

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    Problem Solved

    i went to this website to get more information about this job i hear everyone buzzing about...so try it www.motorclubemployment.com
    bunnihearts bunnihearts 26-30, F Sep 12, 2012

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    Thank God

    i got fired from a job i hated and it's the best thing that ever happened to me
    ib14fun ib14fun 41-45, T Feb 18, 2013

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    Hooray!

    Im so happy I never have to smell like burgers again. Iam ready for that stupid place to be behind me. Good riddance. The reason they fired me, was that they couldnt afford me. They didn't deserve the time I wasted on them. But oh well. I'll get a better job :) . Hear that...
    Missing22Aquarius Missing22Aquarius 18-21, F Sep 26, 2013

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    I'm a bit irritated because my daughter was in

    the children's hospital in another state. So of course I wouldn't just leave her there alone. She was only there for 2 weeks, and I was informed I was fired the day we got back, when my manager kept telling me she was holding my job. Oh well I guess. It's bullshit she lied to me...
    Hersheychic Hersheychic 18-21, F 1 Response Jun 16

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    Freedom

    This morning I got let go from my job. And even though I have so much to worry about and I hate finding jobs I feel so much relief. I feel free!
    Snook93 Snook93 18-21, F 2 Responses Aug 12, 2013

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    It's Not A Good Experience :(

    I got fired just now. Literally just now, from the only job I have ever really loved, and all because of a scandal.Education... **** it. Any halfwit can upet your career just by creating a few lies - and for once, the rumours were completely unfounded and I was actually in the...
    ISawIDreamed ISawIDreamed 26-30, F 1 Response Jan 15, 2013

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    Yes . I did. I just got fired,

    the day before yesterday . They have been plotting to get rid of me. I gave it to them, gave them a perfect excuse to use against me and now they got jobs and I don't. This all goes back to people just hating me for no reason. I was one of the best workers they had there. My...
    AvengingAngelNyC AvengingAngelNyC 36-40, F 1 Response Dec 28, 2013

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    My Experience With Retail

    I don't hate customers, I don't hate work,  I love my co-workers. They're fabulous and funny. I work in retail in Ramstein, Germany...I am American. 16 years old. I don't know if thats even legal to say... I look forward to going to work after school on most days, but...
    happydaywait happydaywait 18-21 Sep 10, 2010

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    Back!

    last time i was on here i was telling you about my stressful hospital visits and so and so forth but since then ive been so wrapped up i wasnt able to keep you posted, soo sorry! but not gonna make this long i have alot to do today, and im so excited! i'll post later and let you...
    bunnihearts bunnihearts 26-30, F Nov 1, 2012

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    I took a job, that painfully took 3 weeks to

    even get started due from lack of communication from my employer, got fired after one day. All of the odds were stacked against me. I'm very much into self improvement, so, I try my best to be introspective and figure out what did wrong so I can correct it in the future. I did...
    lilystones lilystones 22-25, F 1 Response May 28

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    I'm Just In Shock

    I work(ed) at a fancy dog gym, you know, boarding, daycare, grooming and training. I work my *** off as the kennel manager, only one day off a week, constantly pulling doubles. If my staff offers to cover my shift and give me a day off I don't ever hesitate to take it. So I had...
    ETHELLOVESNICO ETHELLOVESNICO 26-30, F 2 Responses Aug 1, 2008

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    So, I just started work at a brand new business

    - Robin's Donuts. I got hired in November, but the opening date kept getting pushed back. It's now February 1st, Robin's just opened yesterday. I had 2 8-hour days of training, then worked 8 hours yesterday. My hips and legs were KILLING me, and I had a physio appointment this...
    ChocolateTarsier ChocolateTarsier 18-21, F 1 Response Feb 1

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    Barely 6 Weeks Into A New Job

    I was barely 6 weeks into a new job that I had to take a sever pay cut to get because my old job was downsizing. My boss called me in her office (with her boss sitting there) and told me I wasn't meeting her expectations and here is your check, goodbye.  The only thing I could...
    kma247 kma247 56-60, M 10 Responses Mar 21, 2013

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    5 Years On The Job, My Position Has Been Emlinated!

    I hurt myself back in January, not on the job site. I had been working 6 shifts a week. Before my accident they cut 2 shifts from me. Since my accident I had to give up 2 shifts. (I put it in writing, but didn't keep a copy) no one once said FMLA. By July I could no longer...
    Beth4u Beth4u 36-40, F 5 Responses Sep 12, 2012

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    They basically had my bday

    for me; I just got paid and it was simple times having it be all funny that they got the date wrong couldn't clearly enough say that we don't give a **** about you Alexis. Now it's a week later and they let me go. Just decided one day to just get rid of me. I'm really shocked...
    bettygingham bettygingham 22-25, F a week ago

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    Where to start really.

    .. I took a temp job as a training consultant within a business I grew to absolutely love. I inherited a very demanding project with no details, help, clarification attached and although I tried time after time to get what I needed. I kept kitting the brick wall of silence I...
    Rhubarb1975 Rhubarb1975 36-40, F 1 Response Apr 7

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    Just Started Getting Into The Workforce And Was Fired

    A couple of months ago, I was fired from my first job for breaking a company policy. I've kind of moved on about the situation but it still bugs me. The real reason I was fired was the managers did not train me well; they let my co-workers train me. So I didn't get the full...
    deleted deleted 26-30 3 Responses Oct 21, 2012

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    I'm told i need 25 words

    but what i keep thinking is Now what? Now what? Now what? Now what?
    Yourmastersvoice Yourmastersvoice 51-55, M Jan 28

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    After 11 Years With Impressive Record I Was Fired....

    I had 11 years at the company that let me go. I had a good record but my boss did not like me. I got great reviews bby all my previous bosses then when my last manager was promoted he told me he would "get me out of here".  It took him 5 years but after all the harrassment...
    dsmith30 dsmith30 41-45, M Feb 22, 2010

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    The Worst Feeling Ever

    everything happen yesterday for me. I use to work at a pharmacy making medications. I came into work yesterday and was told that I was being terminated because I made two minor mistakes that were fixable and hasn't reached to the patients. Funny thing is I had co workers that...
    jchurx jchurx 31-35, F 2 Responses Jul 18, 2012

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    I got the pink slip today.

    ..didn't do anything wrong, but they felt I seemed too overwhelmed...which I was...and they gave me severance pay, but that doesn't change the fact that I now feel inadequate. However, my position required me to do the work of 3 people. I was an "administrative assistant," but...
    Conflictedchicklet Conflictedchicklet 26-30, F 2 Responses Jan 9

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    Bad Day

    It was out of nowhere for no good reason. I didnt understand why.. They always told me how much they appreciated me, I dont think I will ever figure out why they fired me.
    brittie123 brittie123 19-21, F 4 Responses Jan 5, 2008

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    The Worst Year Of My Life.

    Let me start off by saying that 2008 and 2009 were probably the best years of my life.  2007 was terrible; my ex-fiance' broke off our engagement out of nowhere.  My beloved dog Whiskey died, and I had numerous health problems.  By 2008, I was ready for a change, and some...
    Leather430 Leather430 31-35, F Jan 10, 2011

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    Honesty Should Be The Best Policy But Sometimes It Gets You Sacked.

    Can't believe they did it, but here I am without a job and without a plan. My sacking took place in a staff meeting in front of everyone and I don't think I will ever get over how much it hurt and how humiliating it was. I know I should just stop crying and do something...
    CV09 CV09 22-25, F 2 Responses Nov 17, 2009

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    How I Got Fired...

    I just got fired two days ago...i was called into a board room by an email from the HR manager in the late afternoon, together with my bosses. There and then they fired me and it was my last day at work.The long road leaded to this sudden termination started(i believe) 3...
    MissyABC MissyABC 26-30, F Oct 1, 2011

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    I Got Fired Today :(

    I worked at this really neat Irish restaurant for nearly 2 years. My schedule took up most of my time, but I didn't mind because I loved working there. I was well-liked by everyone, had many strong friendships with my co workers, loved all mgmt and bossed, avoided drama, was...
    TWrex TWrex 26-30, F 3 Responses Nov 19, 2012

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    The short fuse! When I was about 11/12 I went for a sleepover at one of my friends houses. We had a lovely evening playing games that her mother had organised. She was a very nice...
    Jilly53 Jilly53 56-60, F 2 Responses Aug 6

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    The short fuse! When I was about 11/12 I went for a sleepover at one of my friends houses. We had a lovely evening playing games that her mother had organised. She was a very nice...
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    The fight I have been in a few fights, and even put some kids in the ER, but they were never my fault. I was always taught to defend myself and even took karate for a year. The...
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    When I was 14 during my vacation in Melaque at my families house I got stung by a Stingray(locals called it a manta ray but they don't sting). I was swimming around about 15-20 min...
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    I have a friend whose mom does piercings, so we asked her mom to pierce our belly buttons. She said she would as long as we asked our parents. So we told her we already asked our...
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    I should start by saying that I am emotionless person. For years I had been running around, playing with men feelings, breaking hearts and not blinking an eye. Of course...
    FloChild FloChild 22-25, F Aug 7

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    It was never good from day one. I met him at work and he followed me around like an excited puppy begging me to give him a chance. His interest seemed too good to be true. We spent...
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    So I know everyones gotten the belt but have any of ya'll gotten the switch,you pick your own off a tree and the smaller it is the more it hurts,a lot of southern people have...
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    So after 3 years of not getting the belt, unfortunately I got it recently.... My school called my mom that I skipped my classes last Monday. When mom came home from her trip, sadly...
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    Got my first Dui Friday night, first time I've ever been in trouble, I turned 21 last week and I'm scared to death, and terrified what is going to happen once I loose my license. I...
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    It all happened in the second grade i had to stay after school for this after school tutor program(which i hated). During this time period of my life i lived in a Southern African...
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    Earlier today between the hours of 9:00a.m. and 10:30a.m. my sister, cousin, mom, and I were heading to see my brother. My mom was going to give him some money to buy some stuff...
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    If you have got not received missive of invitation to the tryout of The Elder Scrolls on-line, or have you ever forgotten to log you, currently we've got excellent news for you...
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    Once Upon A Time in Wonderland got cancelled, that ytv show with Victoria justice got cancelled, ghost whisper and one tree hill all got cancelled 😠😡
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    Almost one year ago a friend of my family was told he had stage 4 Lung Cancer. They only gave him a couple months to live. Everyone was really sad knowing he would most likely die...
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    So last night me & my girlfriend got engaged ☺️ and to be honest its a fantastic feeling but there is one MAJOR Problem that's standing in the way right now... 😕 my...
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