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View Poll Results: Have you ever been fired?
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Yes 35 votes (36.08%)
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Zeeb
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Mar 24, 2007, 11:19 AM
 
I stopped showing up for work at Chili's and they fired me. The manager was an a** and was constantly harassing me so I just walked out one day. Funny thing is that manager was fired himself and the new manager called me to see if I wanted my job back but I had moved on. That was years ago and I haven't ever been fired from a job since--though I've left a few on my own for better opportunities. There's nothing more liberating than leaving a workplace that is miserable for you. You shouldn't tolerate a miserable workplace or a dead end job for long. You're just wasting time if you do. The reasons people stay at these jobs is usually stupid--they are afraid to change or don't want to lose some perceived security that they think they have. They think their loyalty means something to their employer. I've seen a lot of workplaces play this feeling up and try to make people feel guilty or fearful for looking elsewhere--like you are a traitor or something. I've seen those same employers fire their workers after 20 years when they no longer served their purpose. After all the loyalty/traitor bullshit the employees are usually stunned. suckers.

A few people have commented that the business or organization has the ultimate right at any time to decide whether they need you or not but I rarely hear those people say that it works both ways(because it doesn't serve them). If your employer isn't treating you right--fire them and don't look back.
     
 
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