I think I may be getting laid off today: got a strange meeting invite for a call with my VP & HR. Any advice?

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Due to Covid & a new VP, everything is changing at my company & senior reps are being micromanaged like new hires. Seniors are quitting and being fired like nothing I’ve ever seen. Anyone else?

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I took over a vp position (as a director) when they were fired from my agency. Now, moving teams and they have hired another vp to replace me. I’ve asked for promotion and received silence in return

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What exactly does VP mean? Contractual obligation, reports to President? Can’t get fired? What are pros and cons if any of a position like VP Creative Director, etc.

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Negotiating an offer and want a severance package included in the terms from the new employer. What’s a good number for a VP Strategy?

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I was sexually harassed (assaulted, specifically) at a work event more than a decade ago. The VP who did this was fired (I did not report; someone else reported). This VP is still in the same...

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How frequently do people actually get fired? In two years I've seen two associates and one VP get the boot from my BB coverage group. Typical?

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Just learnt that one VP in my client (ibank) suddenly disappeared (laid off). Which is very scary as her work is good, what is the most scary laid off story you have heard?

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It’s so nice that every agency laying off people, have those left standing (and other agencies) trying to hustle jobs for their unemployed friends, but there are also a ton of people who were unemployed prior to Covid...so no severance, job hunting lot longer, and not earning income for longer time...hurting even MORE due to quarantine.

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#1 reason ppl get fired?

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Anyone from the BIG 4 get laid off due to COVID-19?

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I’ve not been fired but I do empathize with those who have. I’ve wondered what one says when asked “why did you leave xyz”?

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Why do D layoffs target newer people? I know of several people with great reviews + high utilization but less than 1 year tenure and were let go. Whereas some with several years of tenure but mediocre/good ratings still have a job.

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Does filing for paternity leave now (baby due in a few months) offer any kind of protection during layoffs before it takes affect? Does it make it more difficult, legally, to let me go?

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is it possible to be fired as an intern

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Laid off today because of drop in workload due to Corona Virus. Experienced attorney but first time working in Biglaw as a Staff Attorney. Should I be asking HR or Attys I worked for Ref Letter?

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Who knows why Khai was fired?

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I’m being let go. It came as a surprise because my time with the company I’ve gotten positive feedback. A couple of weeks ago my boss told me that I was being put on a 30 day performance review plan. The last 2 weeks I’ve gotten positive feedback about improvement but on Thursday my boss decided to cut the review plan short and give me an end date. Since I’ve been there <1 year I’m getting 2 weeks severance. Is there room for severance negotiation? A friend in HR (not ad) told me I should ask.

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At what point do you know that it’s time to leave a new position? I have always excelled in my previous jobs and left a cushy position for this agency. But since day one, I have been struggling to adjust. I started not long after lockdown began in my city, and am starting to regret taking this new job. I’m used of multitasking, constant stress, and looming deadlines at work. But I can’t seem to get the hang of things here. I am in constant fear of getting fired. I can’t sleep, eat. Help?!

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I was laid off and searched for months for a new job. I’m finally here, happier than I could have imagined and we just lost my brand. There probably will be layoffs again, including me. I’m exhausted.

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Has anyone gotten in trouble for uploading documents to the cloud? Am I going to get fired?

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If I just chill on the bench for long will I still only get fired at the end of the year?

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Truth. How many of you all would rather have been laid off? I'll start. Me.

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

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Does McK actually get the “most impactful” projects compared to BB? Is it really “no one has ever been fired for hiring McK”?

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