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Getting Fired

5 Steps To Get Over A Layoff

Consuela Dezso | Posted 07.28.2016 | Healthy Living
Consuela Dezso

Here are five simple steps towards making your layoff a success story:

A Little Scary in Some Parts

Linda DeMers Hummel | Posted 10.28.2016 | Arts
Linda DeMers Hummel

At 7:00 A.M., I was surprised to see my boss already at work. Instead of our usual chitchat, he said, "Come in, please," and closed his office door. ...

What I Learned by Burning a Bridge

Christina Berchini | Posted 04.06.2015 | Business
Christina Berchini

Bridges that are built with shoddy material are destined to crumble. We all have to decide for ourselves whether a bridge is worth rebuilding.

6 Reasons I'm Thankful You Fired Me

Christina Berchini | Posted 03.26.2015 | College
Christina Berchini

Had you never fired me, I'm not sure that I would have made the changes necessary to perform well at the following summer's internship in public relations (yes, someone else actually hired me) or, really, any of the professional endeavors which followed. Failing my first internship taught me many things.

So You've Been Laid Off or Fired. What That Really Means.

Steve Rhode | Posted 12.28.2014 | Business
Steve Rhode

The lesson to be learned here is that nobody is entitled to any job; tomorrow can always be your last day no matter what you think.

The Art of Employee Termination

Debra Schindler Boltinghouse | Posted 11.30.2014 | Small Business
Debra Schindler Boltinghouse

Employee termination is a big topic that entrepreneurs don't get to read about very often or maybe don't want to read about very often. This is a subject that many would rather avoid until the moment actually arrives.

Firing Your Client: When Is the Customer Not Always Right?

Debbe Daley | Posted 06.12.2014 | Business
Debbe Daley

As the old adage goes: "The customer is always right." When is the customer not always right? What is proper business etiquette in regards to how much...

How To Reinvent Yourself By Being Your Own Brand

John Tarnoff | Posted 06.01.2014 | Fifty
John Tarnoff

'After 50, you have to chase your own brand, and become your own kind of leader.' This is Lori Bitter's advice to Boomers contemplating (or being forced to contemplate) a career reinvention.

WATCH: Why Getting Fired Was The Best Thing That Could Have Happened To Me

Posted 03.18.2014 | HuffPost Live 321

Laura Lee Carter says getting fired saved her life. "I knew it was going to be a good thing for me. I knew that it was time to change everything i...

I Got Fired Last Week. That's a Good Thing. Here's Why.

Alex Korchinski | Posted 03.17.2014 | Business
Alex Korchinski

The walk back to my apartment was long. I called my parents in tears and relived every misstep, looking entirely out of place in the midst of the morning hustle and bustle. But here I am one week later. It's possible that getting shit-canned was the best thing to happen to me in 2013.

5 Things I Learned From Getting Fired

Samuel Umachi | Posted 03.11.2014 | Detroit
Samuel Umachi

Until recently, I struggled to put into context everything that went wrong for me that year and what role I played. Reflecting on what I've learned since then, I've come up with 5 broad themes I think sum up that chapter of my life.

You're Fired-By E-mail?

Bruce Weinstein | Posted 02.16.2014 | Business
Bruce Weinstein

Remember the Sex and the City episode where Carrie Bradshaw's boyfriend broke up with her via sticky note? Firing someone with an e-mail isn't any better from an ethical point of view.

What Happened After He Got Fired Was Amazing

Posted 11.20.2013 | Small Business

Failure is part of any successful life, and Tupperware CEO Rick Goings knows that firsthand. During a conversation with HuffPost Live's Nancy Redd,...

11 Sneaky Ways Companies Get Rid Of Older Workers

Forbes | Donna Ballman | Posted 11.05.2013 | Business

Forbes Older workers are still suffering in the aftermath of the Great Recession. More than half the people aged 50 and older who participated in a...

Weathering a Financial Crisis That's Close to Home

Michael S. Broder, Ph.D. | Posted 11.09.2013 | Healthy Living
Michael S. Broder, Ph.D.

Economic crisis is a time that couples and families operate best when they stick together and work as a team to find solutions to the problems that are under your control.

10 Things To Do When You Get Dumped -- By Your Job

Joanne Tombrakos | Posted 10.02.2013 | Women
Joanne Tombrakos

Like every other scary thing you might be faced with in life, once you've experienced it and made it safely to the other side it's not as terrifying as when it's a big unknown. So what do you do if it happens to you?

Who Forgives Whom?

William B. Bradshaw | Posted 08.21.2013 | Good News
William B. Bradshaw

There's long been a theological debate as to whether we sin against one another or sin against God. If we sin against one another, then forgiveness i...

I'm Fired? Why, Thank You!

Maureen Anderson | Posted 08.09.2013 | Business
Maureen Anderson

It started out like any other day. Isn't that the way every "I got fired" story begins? Well, add me to the list.

Workers Must Rat Out Colleagues In New Reality Show

Associated Press | DAVID BAUDER | Posted 05.22.2013 | Small Business

NEW YORK — This time "you're fired" is more than a Donald Trump catchphrase. Fox is turning the firing of real people from real jobs into prime-time...

5 Ways I Found Happiness After Getting Fired

LearnVest | Posted 04.07.2013 | Women

In order to capture the depth of nausea that I felt on the day that I got fired, you need to picture me sitting across from my boss in his glaringly sunny office. Then you need to envision giant tufts of wiry white hair sprouting out from the neck of his company polo shirt.

Caution! Are You Skating on Thin Ice at Work?

Julie Kantor | Posted 03.16.2013 | Business
Julie Kantor

Sometimes you will fall. Sometime you need to fall and get back up. But months later you just might be sitting fireside with a glass of wine or iced coffee celebrating your new job or that great promotion you just got at work as someone who skates the extra mile.

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 ...

How to Get Fired and Keep Your Dignity... and Maintain Your Self-Esteem

Pat Gallagher | Posted 12.16.2012 | Fifty
Pat Gallagher

I've found out over the years that if you have a disagreement with your boss -- no matter where you work -- the person with the most power wins. Always.

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...

Going in a Different Direction

Deborah Gaines | Posted 06.30.2012 | Fifty
Deborah Gaines

In another lifetime, I was chief marketing officer for Dewey & LeBoeuf's predecessor, LeBoeuf Lamb. I was fired by a key player in today's drama back in 2007.