I Just Got Laid Off

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 20 People

    So I was working a new job

    that I started back in mid November and I was on a 90day probation period so it just recently ended. Monday my supervisor was talking to me and told me "yeah we're gonna have to let you go because of a budget cut but we can put you on an as need basis etc.." So I was like okay...
    Pinkk3u Pinkk3u
    22-25, F
    3 Responses Mar 3, 2016

    After 4.5 years of working

    for the same company I got laid off last Friday. And the kicker is I was about 2 weeks away from starting my home loan and buying my first home. And it's not like this company can't afford to keep me, they could if they wanted to. it's not all bad either. They gave me a...
    anderson77 anderson77
    Jun 8, 2015

    Waiting to hear the final word,

    but I'm pretty sure I'm getting laid off from my job. I have been there 3 years and have been very successful. I just cannot believe this is my reward after 3 years of so much hard work. I'm just so pissed off.
    GBS1234 GBS1234
    46-50, F
    2 Responses Jan 9, 2016

    Was a real shock, got called into his office

    and he gave me the news. Now I don't know what to do with myself. It was my first real job too now I worried I won't be able to find another, especially with the way the job market is.
    Pringle11 Pringle11
    26-30, M
    1 Response May 14, 2014

    Not the First Time

    For the SECOND time in Four months!!!!  WTF!!!!!!  :( 
    onestepatatime onestepatatime
    26-30, F
    1 Response Jul 29, 2008

    my mom hurt her back about a month ago.

    She most likely has a ruptured disc. I am the only one up here to take care of her. And she's in a wheel chair. So I've had to miss work a couple times here and there to take her to the ER, MRI's and Doctors appointments. I am working 2 jobs. My second job is my most recent...
    MissAngelSweet MissAngelSweet
    26-30, F
    1 Response Sep 22, 2015

    I Was Laid-off Yesturday

    It was a temp job, but still it stings. The manager told me there was a good chance I would get hours next week, then told me I wouldn't. A few weeks ago he called me to work then called back a few days later to tell me the company couldn't afford to add a worker for that...
    RubyTewes RubyTewes
    31-35, F
    Jan 23, 2009
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