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How to Pretend Everything Is Still OK!

Philip David Morton | Posted 05.26.2015 | Comedy
Philip David Morton

My Pretending System has helped over seven million people find happiness and by that I mean a number that was actually 106. But that didn't seem very impressive so I'm pretending it was more. See? Pretending works for everyone!

Trust Your Inner Voice

Mike Kravinsky | Posted 01.29.2013 | Fifty
Mike Kravinsky

As I've gotten older, I've become more confident in my decision-making process. By the way, that's not arrogance.

My Own Second Act

Mike Kravinsky | Posted 01.21.2013 | Fifty
Mike Kravinsky

I realized it was time to try something new to get that passion back into my work. Filmmaking was the answer. 

What to Know Before You Get Fired or Laid Off

Next Avenue | Posted 11.03.2012 | Fifty

SPECIAL FROM Next Avenue By Donna Ballman So you hate your job and are ready to quit. Or you think you’re about to lose your position because ...

Why Halloween Is The Worst Time of The Year

Greg Clarkin | Posted 01.02.2013 | Fifty
Greg Clarkin

I used to like Halloween when I was a kid. Now Halloween means one thing. Layoffs. It's become National Layoff Day.

Fired From A Dildo Factory

Dan Steadman | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Dan Steadman

The valuable lesson I learned this year is that those who aren't man enough to say "goodbye" should be ashamed. Don't be a coward. If you want to cut someone out of your life, just tell them face to face. Give an explanation so that there can be some closure.

WATCH: I Have To Ask: Have You Ever Been Fired? What Happened?

Posted 10.09.2012 | Home

Microphone in hand, I went out and asked the people of New York: Have you ever been fired? What happened? See more clips Add Marlo On Facebook...

Woman Claims She Was Fired From Lingerie Shop For Being 'Too Hot'

Reuters | Posted 07.21.2012 | Business

By Chris Francescani May 21 (Reuters) - A New Jersey woman said on Monday that she was dismissed from a temporary job at a New York li...

David Lohr

Florida Sheriff Fires Four Deputies For 'Excessive Loafing And Idling'

HuffingtonPost.com | David Lohr | Posted 05.03.2012 | Crime

A sheriff in southwest Florida has fired four veteran deputies for violating general orders and policy by shirking their official duties. Accordin...

Keith Olbermann Talks Current TV Firing On 'Late Show'

Posted 04.04.2012 | TV

Keith Olbermann doesn't even remember how long ago it was that he left MSNBC for the much lesser known Current TV, but it really wasn't that long ago....

It's Quite Simple: Unfollow Trump Jr. on Twitter & 'Fire' Sons From the Show

Randall | Posted 05.15.2012 | Comedy
Randall

Donald Trump has to deal with his beyond privileged sons, Eric and Donald Jr. Sponsors are starting to pull themselves from Celebrity Apprentice, and why not? As long as these two "sporty" hunters, continue to co-host the program with "daddy," there's no reason to support the show as long as Don Jr. refuses to apologize and drop his "holier than thou," 1983 elitist attitude.

Ryan Stiles Plays Boss On 'Are You There, Chelsea?'

Posted 05.07.2012 | TV

Rick appears to be in charge of the bar on "Are You There, Chelsea?" (Wed., 8:30 p.m. EST on NBC), so then who is the Jerry in Jerry's Sports Bar? Tha...

Whitney Houston, One Amazing Crack Ho: An Open Letter to John and Ken

Erin Harper | Posted 04.23.2012 | Black Voices
Erin Harper

Until now, I have not written about Whitney Houston, largely because so many others have. However, when I learned that Los Angeles radio hosts, John and Ken of KFI AM 640 had referred to Ms. Houston as a "crack ho", I could not remain silent.

Should I Stay Or Should I Go?

Joanne Tombrakos | Posted 04.22.2012 | Women
Joanne Tombrakos

Leaving a job, or in the case of people like me, a career, is sort of like breaking up with your guy: On some level you know when it's time to leave but that doesn't mean you do it.

Getting Past "I Was Fired" on a Job Interview

Liz Ryan | Posted 01.15.2012 | Business
Liz Ryan

It's no shame to admit that there are mismatches between people and other people, cultures and values and styles and priorities, every day. A mismatch doesn't mean that one person is right and the other one is wrong. It doesn't mean that people who get fired are useless and unworthy.

Make Getting Fired Work In Your Favor

Posted 10.24.2011 | Women

By Kourtney Jason | Life2pointoh Getting fired isn’t just a shock, it’s a HUGE blow to your confidence. Along with the stress of finding a new ...

10 Things You Need to Do If You Were Fired Yesterday

James Altucher | Posted 10.22.2011 | Business
James Altucher

I was brought into the office of the head of the company, and he said, "Your contract is up and we won't be needing you anymore." "Can I stay a few d...

Katherine Bindley

How To Fight The Unemployment Blues This Summer

HuffingtonPost.com | Katherine Bindley | Posted 09.14.2011 | Women

The unemployment rate was 9.2 percent last month: that's the highest it's been this year to date, according to the Department of Labor. According to a...

How To Move Forward When You've Been Let Go

Beth Weissenberger | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Beth Weissenberger

After thoroughly following my steps, Jill landed a fantastic job within three months. She didn't have to borrow money or sell her house. She stopped thinking negatively and changed her outlook on her whole life.

How Long Should You Wait to Date?

Courtney Cook | Posted 05.25.2011 | Divorce
Courtney Cook

When I was thirty and just out of my first marriage I moved with my two children to a teaching and dormitory faculty job at a prep school in New England.

Swiss Banker's Reaction to U.S. Treasury Hiding A.I.G. Loss

Iris Mack | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Iris Mack

Goldman Sachs and JP Morgan are being subsidized by the Federal Reserve. Why can't the Fed instead subsidize Americans who want a job? How stupid do they think the American taxpayer is?

Is Juan Williams Hidden Inside Us?

Linda Kenney Baden | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Linda Kenney Baden

I prefer to be aware of the concealed biases of news analysts, especially if they may reflect a larger feeling held by others.

My James Frey Moment: Learning To Lie And Get Away With It

Adam Langer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Adam Langer

But when I did nothing but lie, violated every rule of journalism, acted in direct opposition to everything my heroes Woodward and Bernstein had seemed to stand for, I didn't get fired at all.

WATCH: President Obama's Statement On Gen. McChrystal

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

General McChrystal's resignation was accepted, President Obama announced Wednesday during a statement in the White House Rose Garden. Obama told ...

Lucia Graves

BP Supervisor Was Fired For Expressing Safety Concerns

HuffingtonPost.com | Lucia Graves | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Ken Abbott, a former project control supervisor on BP's Atlantis deepwater oil rig, was fired in 2009 after expressing concerns about the safety of th...