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    Losing your job on a friday afternoon.........

    Priceless............................WTF am i gonna do now. I might as well throw in the towell and start building my hut that im gonna be living out of down by the river. I guess I should'nt have crapped on my boss's desk. OMG..............the thought of going through the whole hiring process again makes me ill. Its even better when you get passed over for someone whose not as qualified. End Vent. Thanks


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    Re: Losing your job on a friday afternoon.........

    sign up for unemployment and enjoy a few weeks.


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    Long weekend!



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    Re: Losing your job on a friday afternoon.........

    You crapped on your boss's desk?

    Probably don't want to list them as a reference.

    That is my helpful advice for the day.

    Best wishes......look at it as an opportunity. There are jobs out there.



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    Re: Losing your job on a friday afternoon.........

    Did the crapping lead to the firing or vice versa?



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    Re: Losing your job on a friday afternoon.........

    Sorry man, keep your head up, the job market is improving.



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    Re: Losing your job on a friday afternoon.........

    Happened to me 4 years ago when I was in management at a big time factory. They weren't selling enough product for 3 shifts so I was getting shuffled around for a month between shifts to cover other management vacations and what not. So basically my whole sleep schedule sucked and after the month they laid me and a bunch of people off on a Friday morning.
    Best thing that could have ever happened to me.



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    Re: Losing your job on a friday afternoon.........

    Quote Originally Posted by johnpkelly81 View Post
    Best thing that could have ever happened to me.
    This isn't meant to gloat or anything like that, but I wanted to add onto this. I'm very fortunate to have a job I enjoy and get paid enough to make a nice living. Hopefully for you this will give you an opportunity to find the same thing.

    Good luck. Confidence is what you need most in a job search, for your own mental well being and in the interview process.



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    Re: Losing your job on a friday afternoon.........

    Quote Originally Posted by MC CrappinHawks View Post
    Priceless............................WTF am i gonna do now.
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    Re: Losing your job on a friday afternoon.........

    Just get all your ducks in a row in case they challenge your unemployment benefits too.


    Nothing to see here mods. Keep moving.

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    Re: Losing your job on a friday afternoon.........

    Quote Originally Posted by MC CrappinHawks View Post
    Priceless............................WTF am i gonna do now. I might as well throw in the towell and start building my hut that im gonna be living out of down by the river. I guess I should'nt have crapped on my boss's desk. OMG..............the thought of going through the whole hiring process again makes me ill. Its even better when you get passed over for someone whose not as qualified. End Vent. Thanks
    Hang in there, MC. Although the brass ring has become a bit tarnished - this is still the land of opportunity. Some of the most successful people I know have been failures, often more than once. Keep hustlin'. Good luck to you.


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    Re: Losing your job on a friday afternoon.........

    Sincerely Thank you for all of the kind words and empathy. Its been a rough one!

    Just to be clear, there was no actual pooping on the bosses desk, even though I might have wanted to. Humor is my only real way to deal with something like this so i was just trying to verbalize what I was feeling. I sure hope this DID happen for a reason, ie; better job, better pay, more security somewhere else..........


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    Re: Losing your job on a friday afternoon.........

    What do you do? Or what did you do?


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    Re: Losing your job on a friday afternoon.........

    Quote Originally Posted by brianhos View Post
    What do you do? Or what did you do?
    I worked in the legal insurance field, providing a legal network of attorneys and legal services for thousands of larger companies and city and county governments all across the country. Essentially insurance work.


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    Re: Losing your job on a friday afternoon.........

    Quote Originally Posted by MC CrappinHawks View Post
    Priceless............................WTF am i gonna do now. I might as well throw in the towell and start building my hut that im gonna be living out of down by the river. I guess I should'nt have crapped on my boss's desk. OMG..............the thought of going through the whole hiring process again makes me ill. Its even better when you get passed over for someone whose not as qualified. End Vent. Thanks
    at least your health care will be covered.


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