Author of "Your Journey from Fired to Hired"

Fired

Let’s be honest, no one wants to be fired. But if you’ve recently received a pink slip, we can help. Whether you were laid off, terminated or just straight up fired, we’ve got lots of resources to help you cope with job loss.

 

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Your Journey from Fired to Hired! New Book Provides Life-Changing Guidance to those Unexpectedly Holding Pink Slip.

If you (or even someone you know!) was recently fired or laid off, this book is a must read!  And better yet, it’s written by someone who’s been there and knows the answers you’re looking for!  You see, I was fired in 2013 and wanted to buy a book with tips on job search trends and how to cope with hearing those dreaded words, “You’re Fired.”  I thought it would be easy to find. But what I wanted didn't exist.....so I wrote, "Your Journey from Fired to Hired."

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7 Critical Steps After Being Fired

“You’re Fired!”  Two words that no one wants to hear.  Admittedly the fear of hearing these words propelled me towards the land of Type A and classic “Over Achiever” for most of my professional career. But then what I had dreaded for so long happened.  And I realized...

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8 Tips to Cope with Job Loss

No doubt losing your job is tough. In one fell swoop you lose your income, and for many a defining element of their personality. While it may feel like it at the time, it’s not the end of the world. These days we all know many folks battling cancer and other much more...

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7 Benefits of being Fired

So you were fired?!? Granted it’s not the vertical ascent for your career that you anticipated; but it’s certainly not the end of the world either. In fact, many people find phenomenal success after losing their job and feel ultimately it was a blessing. I put myself...

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You're Fired....Now What?

“You’re Fired!” Two words no one ever wants to hear. But it happens. And people are fired without warning more often today than ever before. The reason? Most states have no adopted the concept of “at will” employment. The main premise is that we get to keep our jobs...

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  1. Andrea

    HI Kathy,

    I relate to the opening comments of your blog to a certain extent. However, I am in a different position. I kind of would love for them to fire me but I am in a quandary because I am one of their top performers. God knows they've tried to make my life difficult, but they haven't been able to build a case to fire me for the past 14 months, since I started making waves with a written complaint about the abusive behavior of my supervisor.
    On the other hand, while I like most of my job, I am unhappy with the lame, mediocre management and unfair working conditions. In fact, I have filed a second complaint for racial remarks against another co worker.
    So at this point they possibly feel firing me is not an option unless they can build a case against me .. but they are lame I dont think they can even do that.

    Bottom line, I have a vision for my life which doesn't include to work in a place like this but going into working on my writing and publishing my work (has nothing to do with my current line of work) but ... I am afraid to quit and then realize I made a big booboo. After all I do make 6 figures.

    I'd be interested to hear what you have to say.

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    • Kathi Miller-Miller

      Hi Andrea,

      Well it sounds like you are definitely in one of those tough, frustrating and potentially life changing spots. Twenty years ago I would have said you probably need to wish for something else because no company would ever fire a top performer. But it's certainly a new day in the business world. You don't indicate how long you've been in this position and with the company, so I would need quite a bit more background before I can offer too much insight. Feel free to reach out to me via my email kathi@kathimillermiller.com On an exciting note, keep chasing those dreams and building your writing skill set/clients...not only for your personal satisfaction but also so you're ready to replace that six figure income if/when they do decide it's time to replace you. 🙂

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