Fairly certain I’m getting laid off in an hour. Been through it once before. Any tips?

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Laid off. Coming back to freelance. No worries.

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Deal. I’m at the Library if you’re in NYC. I’m the guy without a shirt.

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Send any files, work and emails you need to your personal email. You don’t want to be in a spot in your interviews where you’re not able to speak to the work you’ve done.

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I’ll be good. Besides, it’s Pride this week. Guess who won’t have to go into work hungover?

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I’ve been laid off twice in my 17 year career. Now I own my own shop. For me, and for just about anyone I know, getting fired has been an ass kicking step that clears out the old and makes way for the new. Good luck!

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Get all your files on drop box and google drive immediately. Start now and take everything. Ask a producer for an portable hard drives and just copy and paste your entire HD onto it. Export all address books from outlook. Erase as much as you can from the computer. Just relax and get it done

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@copywriter 1
See you at the bar.

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delete your personal files, close up your computer and go to your favorite bar, get a burger and a stiff drink and go see a movie.

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I just got laid off an hour ago. *cheers

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Don’t sign anything and ask for more.

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Remember that if they're letting you go, you owe them nothing. Don't sign anything if you don't want to. Don't answer their questions. Don't have a post-mortem. Just say "Okay" and be gone. Not sure if that's the best or most emotionally intelligent advice for all. But it has worked for me in these highly-charged moments. Walk out the door and move on with your life. You're fucking worth it.

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@ECD1 they’re looking at cutting costs across the board. I’ve been proper fired from one spot and that sucked. But it was a TOXIC environment and I was relieved. This place I actually like. But I wouldn’t take it personal. In this instance, it’s just business.

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@copywriter 1
Not in NYC. Other coast. I’ll be there in spirit, though.

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Your post was giving me anxiety. Thanks for the real time updates. Hope you’re feeling okay, everything’s gonna work out!

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I’m rooting for you. Try not to cry. I got laid off and cried and I regret it every day of my life.

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@Project Manager 1
Two steps ahead on that one.

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@CWOP I’d check your labor laws. In some states it’s illegal to fire someone then hire them back as a temporary employee.

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They keep pushing the meeting back. A little annoying. Oh well. Keeping cool.

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Lie back and think of England

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I got some good work out of this place in the 9 months I was here. But it’s been sloooooow. I make to much to be sitting around with nothing to work on (even after asking).

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Hi,
CCTC including all benefits is 16.57 with 8.3 YOE, primarily focused on Manual Testing.
Is it worth looking for another opportunity?
I am afraid after seeing layoffs news of EPAM, Publicis Sapient & most of the other companies calling employees in the office.
I love my WFH in PwC India & base location of Kolkata. & the best thing is stability in PwC India, they never lay off!!

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I will be moving to a new City soon and may have 2 offers, one is a small firm, another is Aws. Although AWS is the company I can see myself be successful in, since they encourage their employees to grow, I have heard a lot about Aws and other big companies laying off people when I see posts on LinkedIn hence I am afraid to jump into it and my budget after taking moving expenses out of my pocket will be tight too so as to survive during lay off in a big city in case. Any suggestions?

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What happens when clients get scared of layoffs?

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Feeling so uneasy with all the layoffs and my company had a leaked memo from the ceo saying there may be cuts but didn’t mention which departments (very large company)
My question is when they decide to lay people off do they just axe the whole team or do they look at performance, pay, etc of each employee? Sorry if it’s a stupid question.

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Massive layoffs happened on Friday, and my CD was let go. He hired me, and we had a great work relationship. Today I just feel lost and weird. He won't be replaced because there's "no budget"...

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Now with a plan for things getting back to normal it would be a good time to address an elephant in the BigLaw Bowl. Who here has been laid off due to Covid or just during Covid? I admit I have.

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Anyone else have a lot of shame about their career? I’ve been successful, but have jumped around a lot, worked in toxic environments with poor managers, acted immaturely and just got laid off due to COVID. I wish I could go back in time and have a much cleaner career.

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I was in the final round of interview with Amazon right before the layoff news came out. A week later, I got an “incline” offer for the position that I’m applying to. Can anyone share their experience and tell me what that “incline” means? Retail Operations getting hit. I wonder if this opening will still be available. If so, I got an offer later. Will this be a hire to fire case?

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I was very successful as an internaional sales exec at a startup for 15 years before we were bought by a large publicly traded company. The culture shift was dramatic, as was the way that I was expected to work. I was laid off a tortuous 3 years after the buyout.

While I was in some ways relieved (put me out of my misery!) I spiralled pretty hard and after a while started working PT jobs, gig type stuff, etc. while I figured things out, and healed from burnout.

(CONT. BELOW)

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Is now a bad time to move to another firm? I would like to go from Top-10 to Big 4. But all the layoffs are concerning

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Has anyone heard of Big 4 TAS layoffs lately?

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Any GAD or MD roles out there in NYC? It’s rough time to be on the job hunt before the holidays, but unfortunately it’s lay-off season. I’m a season account folk with tons of CPG and tech experience

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I've been put on a performance improvement plan, because I have anxiety and my boss says my attention to detail is slipping. Am I going to be fired?

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PwC announced they will still have raises and bonuses. Raises only for promotees, bonuses are smaller. No layoffs

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Hello guys,

Could someone please help me to know about job security at
Natwest group , I heard that in past they layoff some employees due to closing of the mumbai office and they were in constant loss.

Also, they have shut down their operations in India, so will it impact on us.

Thanks in advance

TFW a "senior copywriter" writes "your" instead of "you're". Proper usage: Get your shit together or you're fired.

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If you know that you might get fired, is it better to quit before or wait until it happens?

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Does anyone personally know someone who was fired due to inappropriate use of time caught by company tracking software? I’m not asking for a specific reason, just curious, because I feel like it’s this phantom thing that companies are “spying” on employees, but I don’t know anyone who’s been directly impacted.

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