Losing your job is hard – hard on your bank account and self-esteem. It is probably one of the most professionally traumatic experiences you’ll ever have. Related: 8 Survival Tips For The Laid Off And Looking However, as hard as losing a job can seem at a time, it can lead to something positive as it gives you a fresh start. Here are a few days of successfully getting through a redundancy:
Getting fired is no fun. However, if it's happened to you, you're not alone. Millions of people have gotten fired - even famous ones. Don't believe me? Just take the quiz at the bottom of this post and test your knowledge on how these ten very well-known individuals got canned.
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Someone once told me a corporation was a nasty thing to fall in love with - because it will NEVER love you back. This is something every job seeker should realize. The rules of loyalty in the work force are changing. No one can deny that. However, knowing this doesn’t change the pain of getting laid off or let go. It hurts. It can wound. Related: There Are 5 Stages Of Job Loss Depression Each of us reacts in one of two ways, either by getting mad and hating the company we used to love, or by blaming ourselves in what can be called a state of numbness. These wounds deserve every bit of healing we have. However, because our financial situation may depend on sweeping the pain aside and getting another job as quickly as possible, we might need a strategy of getting past this stage.