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If you were laid off or fired would you apply for your current job? I was laid off from Big 4 audit in 2016 after working there for 2 years and it was one of the best things to happen to me. 1. It allowed me to reflect and decide what was important in my next career. 2. Losing a job isn’t as frightening as it seems. 3. Accountants have major job security as I got a job offer within 2 weeks. When you’re miserable at work ask yourself would you apply for your current job?

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I got laid off during covid and never been happier

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One month plus 10k non disclosure

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In a lot of ways attrition can be good for employees. It’s very costly to find and retrain people (far more than retaining the people you have) and hopefully sends a message about the merits of having good working conditions.

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Sorry did not mean anything - but did any firm do laid off in 2016?

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EY did in some LoS.

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