Well, I'm being laid off - now what?

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Can you be fired from posting sexy pictures on social media? By sexy I meant swimsuits etc.

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Got laid off end of august due to business force reduction, I was in the firm for 6 years so it was a big shock for me. Found another job with another consulting firm and starting Monday. The prob is

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Just got laid off. Client asked me to start a LLC and she will pay me directly. Project is 2.5x my base salary. Seems like no brainer? What am I missing?

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Just got laid off...I can’t believe it

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Good friend of mine was just fired for expense fraud. Not sure exactly what he did but it was something around his flight. He didn't think the company would call the airline to verify receipt details

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1.My father (59 yr PhD) was recently laid off from his research position after 21 years. His firm was bought out and they cut everyone in his age group. Despite having 10 patents saving the firm

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If your counselee was fired and after a month, you saw him at the same client site (lobby), would you ignore him?

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I was let go with no prior indications that I will be laid off. Good utilization solid engagement feedback. HR set up a call to tell me this. When I asked to counselor he couldn’t answer my questions

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For those who have been laid off, what does it look like right before? (like HR schedules a meeting with you?). I have this really bad pit in my stomach. No trolling or sarcastic stuff please.

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Resigning before I’m fired. Was only employed for 8 months. What now.

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How many FTEs have been laid off as a direct result of your work? For me it’s hovering at ~1k.

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Crazy stories of consultants doing things that should have gotten them fired but didn’t. Go

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Just got fired. Was planning on quitting anyway, but damn I’d so much rather be the dumper than the dumpee. Sucks

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Anyone have any suggestions on how to get fired? I work with a bunch of unethical dirtbags and want to quit, but if I do then to repay educational assistance (cont)

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Client is going to announce layoffs tomorrow as a result of our work. What have your teams done in regards to safety under these circumstances?

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I keep hearing about layoffs and it has me worried - my utilization is low (currently ~70%) and I’m on a project that’s only billing 40hrs/week so I won’t hit my target by PYE - should I be worried?

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So I think I’m about to be fired... from my second job in a row.

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Learned that I’ll be laid off next week. Setting up networking meetings now to find something new, but know it will take time. How do you explain a lay off or gap in employment to potential employers?

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Any folks on here from IBM/MBB that want to pass me a referral — mass layoffs making me nervous. No one is safe & trying to get ahead of the curve.

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Who here has ever gotten fired or known someone that got fired (not laid off)?What did you do?

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I got fired from MBB a few years back. I want to take another shot. Has anyone successfully been fired from one MBB and landed a position at another? If so, how did you explain your initial failure?

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Why does it feel like there are so many layoffs in consulting lately?

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Super late bloomer, didn’t graduate college till 26, got fired from my first job because I didn’t have any responsibility, lived under the safety net of my parents until I was 27...

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Just received a COBRA insurance letter from current employer - recently got hired by this employer. I’m confused, I thought COBRA was offered after you resigned or are laid off?

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Was there a notable amount of layoffs during/immediately after 2008 crisis in consulting firms? What did that period look like?

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Got laid off and started contracting, now forming a company to sell work - pretty optimistic! Anyone in the similar boat.

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Moved to Los Angeles this past weekend. Got laid off recently. Looking for a opportunity here. Idk anyone here. If you live in LA please comment here or DM. Hope to make friends and build my network.

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Being laid off has been the most difficult thing that I have ever had to go through. I am going through some difficult times. I hope that I will be able to find a new consulting job soon.

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Work for a smallish startup and just found out that a significant chunk (>20) people are getting laid off in the near term. Should I tell some of them in confidence? Leak it?

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Got laid off end of august due to business force reduction, I was in the firm for 6 years so it was a big shock for me. Found another job with another consulting firm and starting Monday. The prob is

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I was laid off Q4 2019. I'm hopeful something will pan out within the next couple of months. Severance has now ended. Wondering if I should apply for unemployment. Any downside?

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If your counselee was fired and after a month, you saw him at the same client site (lobby), would you ignore him?

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Glad not part of D and the toxic culture anymore. High performer laid off 60 days ago for no reason of mine and ready for next opportunity. Good luck everyone at D

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What do you tell interviewers when you had been laid off?

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Anyone ever been fired before? Exited to industry three months ago and the role isn’t a great fit. Getting consistent negative feedback and it feels like management is losing patience with me. Advice?

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Do people usually get laid off in the last 2 weeks of the year?

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Uncle D dropping layoffs in people's stockings. How low can you possibly stoop

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Are layoffs typical this time of year or an indication of a recession ?

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Not consulting related but my friend just got laid off. What should I send to her as a care package? She lives across the country from me.

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