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Is your job being “re-defined”? Not sure what to think? Today, career experts J.T. O’Donnell and Dale Dauten help a reader deal with this situation...

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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. And, if you've been fired, the secret to overcoming this negative experience is understanding the eight steps you should take to get back to work. New Video Course: "Fired To Hired: 8 Steps To Get You Back To Work" I've created a comprehensive video tutorial series that can take your from "fired" to "hired." You'll learn exactly what to do so you can turn things around and find a new, better-fit job. And, if you CLICK THIS LINK, all CAREEREALISM readers can save 50% on the class. There's no better revenge on an employer who fired you than you landing a great new job where you are happier.

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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.

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