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I got let go from my job while on vacation. Found out through emails removing my access to brand pages and then received confirmation about it. I’m overwhelmed and can’t focus on the positive just yet

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I wish you weren't checking emails during vacation so you wouldn't know and actually enjoy it as intended. I was once laid off on Monday at 9:15a.m. after coming in from an amazing 2 week vacation abroad. I'm sorry and it is what it is. I had another job in 6 weeks following that lasted 3 years and catapulted my career. I'd take the severance when you're back and enjoy the holidays and take time off to get yourself ready and start anew in 2019 😘👊

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Oh, that’s so shitty! Make them feel awkward, send an email to your boss playing dumb. Eg. ‘This is weird...what’s up?’ Ruin their weekend, if they ruined your vacation.

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That’s awful! I’m so sorry to hear that. Hang in there 🙏 Take some time for yourself.

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I’m sorry this is happening. Take time to be overwhelmed. Nothing you do right now will help- just take a minute (or week) to find your feet again.

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This really sucks! I know it’s easier said than done, but please still enjoy your vacation! You will probably have this cloud hanging over you, but you deserve to enjoy it. Don’t give them that power to ruin your vacation! I agree, take the Holidays to regroup, refocus and then, go for something new in 2019!

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and I’m still on vacation through next week

Well that was sucky on the part of your managers. Deep breath. Everything will be ok. Pragmatism, perspective is your friend. Also, such jerks. Karma will get them 🤨

My boyfriend was laid off while we were on vacation. He found out through this creative parter who texted him. 🤬I feel you. It worked out way better for him.

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