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Me as a new hire : *panicked I was going to be fired at any moment.* Me 4 years into this : Maybe if they fired me, it wouldn’t be that bad of a thing for my life 🤣😂.

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I might get flack for this but I’m a strong believer everybody need to get fired at least one point in their life. It puts everything into perspective. 

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Company closings - happened twice. All employees gathered in a conference room and 1) It’s Good Friday, but not for any of you. and then 2) Hope you have a Merry Christmas. We can’t pay you.

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That was me 6 months in lol

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“How long could I go doing absolutely nothing at this job” is the question I ask myself every day

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Are you me?

Still panicked four years in tbh

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