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I Just Got Fired

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 80 People

    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 9 Responses Mar 21, 2013

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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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    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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    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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    Well **** all cause I got on my phone

    and did some stuff but I can't talk bout it cause its in a legal thing.
    NomadAngel117 NomadAngel117 18-21, M Apr 5

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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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    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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    Haha and my stupid boss/manager wouldn't

    even give me the reason. Honestly tho, I was kinda looking to getting fired cuz that lady was a psycho woman! She was making me miserable. I would go home all pissed off sometimes from work and stressed and I had school to deal with still. Now I get to focus all my attention on...
    xizzyx xizzyx 22-25, F 3 Responses Apr 29

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    I got fired from Walmart today!

    I f****** hate myself!!!!
    MilitaryHistoryNerd94 MilitaryHistoryNerd94 18-21, M 3 Responses Nov 6, 2014

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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 2 Responses Dec 28, 2013

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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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    Alright, so today was going to be the first day

    for my second or third job. However, my anxiety attacked again, and I got sick after less than an hour. :/ I almost fainted and after that, they told me to sit down if I felt sick or like I was going to faint.. Within less than two hours, they said I could just go if I was sick...
    KittyCassidy KittyCassidy 16-17, F 11 Responses Jul 20

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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 2 Responses Sep 11, 2011

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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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    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 Feb 18, 2013

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    Dad: How you get fired on your day off Pot

    head friend: You got to be a stupid MF to get fired on your day off Me: I don't even know Bruh
    LOVExSEXxDREAMS LOVExSEXxDREAMS 16-17, M 1 Response Jun 16

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    After 4 years of working hard

    and making this place almost home to myself I have been fired. I worked my *** off I was there through the ups and downs I was there through everything... my boss "loved" me just found out though that he is the most 2 faced person alive I feel like a complete low life like ive...
    lonelydancergirl lonelydancergirl 22-25, F 6 Responses Mar 5

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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 just got fired from my job at an art gallery

    today... the manager was a rude as hell tight ***. I'm a little bit sad considering I love art but the pay wasn't good and the job was boring anyways. Good riddance :(
    batjokes batjokes 22-25, F 3 Responses Jun 2

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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, 2014

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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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    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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    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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    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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    So...I got fired yesterday

    for something stupid and was not my fault. My boss shouldn't bring his personal stuff into my line of work and mess with my life. I mean it's not like I was going to be working there forever, in fact this was my last year working there, I was going to quit in like June anyway...
    DiamondInTheSkye DiamondInTheSkye 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 13

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    Never in my life would I think

    that I would get fired! I'm a very loveable person and I work hard. But I was recently fired for no producing enough money or so they made up. I know there is a high turnover at that place but I figured they may have a legitimate reason which they may not have told. However, I...
    Dot11 Dot11 26-30, M 1 Response Sep 11, 2014

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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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    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 26-30, F 2 Responses May 28, 2014

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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. 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 and...
    bettygingham bettygingham 22-25, F 2 Responses Aug 12, 2014

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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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    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, 2014

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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 1 Response Feb 4, 2014

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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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    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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    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 2 Responses Jun 16, 2014

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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, 2014

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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 22-25, F 3 Responses Aug 12, 2013

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

    This was my longest - 6 weeks.
    LadyAnonymous123 LadyAnonymous123 22-25, F Aug 6, 2014

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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 1 Response Jan 9, 2014

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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 18-21, F 4 Responses Jan 5, 2008

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