"You Got Fired For WHAT?" - We Want Your Stories!

Getting fired is never a fun experience. What can make it even worse is when you're fired for something bizarre, silly, or embarrassing. This can make looking for a new job all that much harder. How are you going to tell potential employers in your interviews that you were let go because you posted a tweet on the company account instead of your personal account about your opinion of how terrible the new Star Wars movie is going to be. Perhaps you called in sick to go to a local sporting event and bumped into your boss or was shown on TV. This list of crazy reasons why people have been fired is endless. If you can relate to this, we can help! In our new segment for Career On Tap called "You Got Fired For What?" we will be reading your crazy "I got fired for..." stories but it doesn't stop there. On top of that our hosts, J.T. O'Donnell and Sam Bennett, will give you advice on how deal with this when interviewing for a new job. So whether it's calling out sick and getting caught, posting inappropriate pictures to online accounts, or any other bizarre or embarrassing reason you were let go, we want to hear it! Don't worry - this will be completely anonymous and we won't use any company names either. We know it can be embarrassing getting fired but let us help make it easier to find your next job.


Submit your story below and keep checking back to see if you're featured on our new segment, "You Got Fired For What?"

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If you saw our first video, you might have heard about the awkward situation one of our viewers, Diane submitted. She has recently worked with a co-worker on a group project. When it came time to present the project at a meeting, Diane let her co-worker present. While it went great, the co-worker proceed to take credit for nearly all of Diane's work. Frustrating to say the least!

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In this week's episode of "Well This Happened", we want to know what you would do if your co-worker took credit for the work you did...right in front of your colleagues AND boss!

We want YOU to be the career coach and tell us which one is the RIGHT answer!

Think you know? Vote below, and stay tuned for later this week when we announce the right answer (and why the other ones are wrong).

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If you saw our first video, you might have heard about the awkward situation one of our viewers, Cam submitted. He's been working at a job for awhile, but recently overheard a hiring manager making fun of a candidate with autism right after an interview-not only awkward, but VERY unprofessional!

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In this week's episode of "Well This Happened", we want to know what you would do if witnessed a hiring manager at your organization making fun of a candidate who they had just interviewed who had autism.

We want YOU to be the career coach and tell us which one is the RIGHT answer!

Think you know? Vote below, and stay tuned for later this week when we announce the right answer (and why the other ones are wrong).

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Starting a family is one of the biggest milestones in a person's life. It's in those first few months when a parent can really bond with their newborn and make lifelong memories. However, for some new dads, it can be difficult to juggle being a new parent while remaining dedicated to their career.

Fortunately, some companies have generous paternity leave policies that give new dads the ability to take time off of work to stay home with their child.

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