I Keep Getting Fired From My Jobs

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    I was filling out a job application online today

    and they wanted a job history for the past 10 years--and any omissions or unexplained gaps could be grounds for termination or non-acceptance... Ten years! Who keeps track of all the jobs they've had over the past 10 years? I had to stop for a second and grab a piece of paper...
    annika700 annika700
    Nov 29, 2014

    Is It Me? Or Is It Something Else?

    I have been in the workforce for over 30 years. I put myself through college, and then worked briefly for the company that I worked for while I was in college. I then found a job where I worked for 15 years until they had a massive layoff. At that time, we moved to...
    MichelleKinPA MichelleKinPA
    2 Responses Jun 7, 2011


    Hi I am currently living in the Uk and I want to tell my story. Basically the first job that i had was at the opticians and I didnt do good I was bored fair enough I went on holiday and got fired, second job was labourer tried harder but fired after a month could not lift heavy...
    dus1 dus1
    1 Response Jul 3, 2010

    Whats Wrong With Me?

    So I've already been fired 4 different times with in a 4 yr period. Fired from office jobs or retail, two of each to be exact. The first one I was doing fine until I was moved to another dept, with a different supervisor who I could tell didn't like me to start. She would talk to...
    MsFired27 MsFired27
    36-40, F
    5 Responses Dec 6, 2012

    Pretty Sure I'm Getting Fired.... Again

    I was out of work for a year and my unemployment was running out. I had to take the first job I was offered. The problem is the job requires me to do things I find morally objectionable. I am always a mess at work and my coworkers hate me. On Friday my boss said they are...
    letmedietodayplease letmedietodayplease
    1 Response Oct 21, 2013

    I have lost all confidence in my abilities to

    do anything anymore. I'm scared to apply for any administrative assistant or administrative receptionist position. I have lost three jobs since late last year. One I was only on for a day through an agency, another not even a week, and I just lost my third job on 12/19/13...
    DustyRose1 DustyRose1
    41-45, F
    4 Responses Jan 3, 2014

    Im Gunna Be Honest. Most Of The Time Its Your Own Fault!

    i am going to go straight to the point. you guys come on here and post how broke you are but don't take any initiative to help your selves. i come here with opportunity. but its ultimately YOUR choice to take action for once and do something about it. i know what each one of you...
    zackshelpingpeople26 zackshelpingpeople26
    2 Responses Oct 21, 2013

    Fired 3+ Times, Not Sure How To Change

    Hi, I am a mechanical engineer and have been fired repeatedly or left jobs over the last 9 years. I know some of it is the hardship of living with no family close in a big city and not being able to make friends easily as well as no girlfriends. Usually I get a job with my...
    gumby123 gumby123
    4 Responses Dec 12, 2012

    I've been laid off 3 times

    since I started my professional career, only once due to performance. In this day and age I feel getting fired is as easy as chewing bubble gum. Your replacement is at the door. A few weeks ago I got laid off after only a month at my new position. The project I was working...
    jachinboston jachinboston
    31-35, M
    2 Responses Oct 18, 2014

    3 Lost Job... Confused

    I've been working since I was 15 years old and have always excelled in every position I've held. I've almost always been offered a supervisor or lead position. It wasn't until I turned 25 that I started having problems. I know that I am a very intelligent person and it used to be...
    challenged81 challenged81
    26-30, F
    9 Responses Aug 29, 2009

    I Could Never Keep A Job, Now I Never Have That Worry Again!

    Need Extra Money and Love Helping Others? After my most recent denial from disability I decided I needed a new avenue for income fast, but being a mother of two I couldn't afford a SCAM! I reconnected with an old friend and she told me of a job and a company that could save my...
    ImmortalCho ImmortalCho
    31-35, F
    Mar 21, 2013

    I left a job across the country to come home

    thinking things would be better. At that job, I had a micromanager boss who treated me terribly. I was accused of doing things I didn't do, and would have certain things picked apart even after I asked for approval from managers. I quit and claimed that the stress in the work...
    dariengrasshopper dariengrasshopper
    36-40, F
    2 Responses Dec 16, 2014

    Ms Ionesca

    Hi my name is Elle; I am a 28 year old female. I have been working in Hospitality and a number of various other industries from factory hand to telecommunications in retail, and call centre work in debt collection for banking and government agencies since I was in high school...
    Ionesca2013 Ionesca2013
    3 Responses Apr 25, 2012

    I Feel Like Such A Failure

    I..... just can't seem to do anything right. I think back to my first job. I was so excited to get it. I was in early high school and it was just a crappy assistant cook job at a summer camp, but my god... It paid really well and I was finally getting my first job experience...
    effyew effyew
    3 Responses Jun 26, 2013
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