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Fired! How to Talk About It On Your Job Search

Fired! How to Talk About It On Your Job Search

The sooner you move on, the better you'll be

There are many reasons you might get fired. What's key is that you focus on the future and practice how to describe that experience in your job search. Read More »

Ohio Police Officers Caught in Pink Slip Blunder

Ohio Police Officers Caught in Pink Slip Blunder

Every office drone can relate to the cubicle warriors depicted in the popular 1990's movie 'Office Space' including stapler-obsessed Milton who was never properly let go from the company. Pink slips not reaching their intended recipient is not just a comedy skit, as six police offices from Akron, Ohio found... Read More »

More Job Cuts Are Likely, According to Washington Think Tank

More Job Cuts Are Likely, According to Washington Think Tank

It is not new news that the economy is still having trouble recovering from the worst recession in history, but The Center on Budget and Policy Priorities, a Washington think tank working at the federal and state levels on fiscal policy and public programs that affect low- and moderate-income families and... Read More »

Fired Cop Hijacks Bus to Get His Job Back

Fired Cop Hijacks Bus to Get His Job Back

A cop who was fired in the Philipines over drug, robbery and extortion allegations has taken the drastic step of hijacking a tour bus filled with tourists from Hong Kong. Rolando Mendoza, who held the position of Senior Police Inspector, hijacked the bus in an attempt to be reinstated in the police force. The... Read More »

My JOBituary: May That Stinkin' Job Rest in Peace

My JOBituary: May That Stinkin' Job Rest in Peace

Ever had a job that made you wish you were dead? We know, we have, too. So when we suggested that writing a JOBituary would cleanse the soul, and prepare job seekers to ready for the challenges of a new, much-better employment opportunity, people jumped at the chance. Read on, and then write your own job death... Read More »

How To Write A Termination Letter

How To Write A Termination Letter

Letting people go is never an easy task. But during some point in a supervisor's career, you will eventually have to do the unpleasant job of writing a termination letter. Termination letters are legal documents that state in writing why an employee is being fired. Letters of termination usually are a result of... Read More »

Laid Off Versus Getting Fired When Collecting Unemployment Benefits

Laid Off Versus Getting Fired When Collecting Unemployment Benefits

Whether you're laid off or fired, the pain of getting let go from a job carries the same weight. But the unemployment relief you can receive afterward differs. The money used to fund unemployment benefits comes from a federal unemployment insurance tax that employers pay into. There are legal differences... Read More »

How to Deal with a Dismissal Letter in a Professional Manner

How to Deal with a Dismissal Letter in a Professional Manner

Having a pink slip or dismissal letter come across your desk or hit your inbox is never easy. If you're fired or laid off, losing a job can be a traumatic experience. With that said, you always want to remain professional and take every opportunity head on to make the best out of it. Read More »

Woman Fired for Using CAPS in Emails

Woman Fired for Using CAPS in Emails

According to The New Zealand Herald, Vicki Walker was fired by her former employer ProCare Health for causing "disharmony in the workplace" by sending emails with words in bold, in red and in capital letters. Read More »

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