Tagged: fired

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Happy Ann-adverse-ary!

Four years ago today I got the call. My manager called up to tell me that two weeks hence, my position would no longer exist. If only Fired! had existed back then, I might have felt a lot better about...

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the ties are most assuredly severed

The table’s looking better, Christopher’s flowers are for some reason STILL out for delivery, and my final check from CSC just arrived. It helps me feel that the ties are most assuredly severed. It also helps me figure out where...

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fired: not even an exit interview

It’s done. I’m home. I still have my badge. I never got anyone to “inspect” my moving out box, so for all they know I could have swiped EPA blind… which I didn’t. I wrote a letter to everyone this...

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I could think of 100 other places I’d rather be

Last night it hit me. I think I realize just how depressed the layoff situation has made me and how its affecting me otherwise. I could barely get to sleep, every little noise kept me awake and right now I...

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They’re short-changing me!

Well isn’t this a lovely thing. I go to check my bank account seeing as how its payday… and my deposit looks a little light.. by about 4-or-500 dollars! So I go online to check my paystub (so high tech...

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unwilling to cooperate

I really want a martini… and Lays potato chips. Thankfully I can get both of those at home. I just feel worse and worse about this place the longer I’m here. My boss left me a voice message saying that...

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Opportunities…

Ok, layoffs are a tough and stressful time. But it makes it all the more stressful for the people BEING laid off when the people that AREN’T can’t tell them anything at all. My manager visited me today, *finally* but...

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being out of work isn’t any fun

Well I finally talked to my area manager only to find out… he knows absolutely nothing too. He could give me NO information whatsoever. He says he’ll be in tomorrow to meet with me and that I should send him...

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Another day, another dollar… sort of

Another day, another dollar. One of the employees I work very closely with and manage a bunch of sites for just returned from vacation today. I don’t know if she knows about my layoff, and I haven’t spoken to anyone...