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Have any of you guys been fired before?
Originally posted by: Windexed
There's a position at my job that has a very high turnover rate. Some people end up quiting, but just as many end up being "let go" as Jenny said. Anyway, the general manager, who is in charge of hiring and firing, just fired a guy a few days ago. Here's the unfortunate part: the wife of the guy who got fired had an aneurysm earlier that morning. So his wife got rushed to the hospital and he got fired both on the same day. OUCH! Needless to say the general manager felt like shit. Although he's also the guy who, if you're being "let go" makes you sign a resignation form so they don't have to pay unemployment.

I don't know which angers me more -- his situation, or that his GM won't pay the unemployment! Of course, I'm not really one to talk there. When I was working as an instructor for a summer camp, we (the camp), well, ran out of capital. Rather than let one or two people go, we all agreed to the terms our director laid out -- we all resign two days before the end of the work term and forfeit the two days pay, or we all work the two days, but nobody can claim any overtime for the past month. All twenty of us quit.

Currently, I'm in the jon-search market (way better than saying "unemployed"), and things are going better than I've expected. This week alone, I've had an interview and job offer at a telemarketing firm, a job offer working the lunch shift at a bar, and I have an interview tomorrow with a software firm in town. Take a guess as to which job I'd prefer.
The Empire Strikes Back Script Game
Han: Well your Worship, looks like you managed to keep me around for a little while longer.

Leia: I had nothing to do with it. General Rieekan thinks it's dangerous for any ships to leave the system until we've activated the energy shield.

Han: That's a good story. I think you just can't bear to let a gorgeous guy like me out of your sight.

Leia: I don't know where you get you delusions, laser brain.

Chewie: Rwar (translation: Ha ha!

Han: Laugh it up, fuzz ball. But you didn't see us alone in the south passage. She expressed her true feelings for me.

Leia: My...! Why, you stuck up,...half-witted,...scruffy-looking...nerf-herder!

Han: Who's scruffy-looking? I must have hit her pretty close to the mark to get her all riled up like that, huh, kid?

Leia: Why, I guess you don't know everything about women yet?