January 6,2020 after 6 years I was terminated because I asked a manager that is friends with one of the owners about merchandise for his brother had not been paid for. My termination paperwork said lack of communication and unable to manage parts department. But the owner was told I up and walked out and took my department with me. I Love cars and I like helping people, the level of disrespect really hurt. I cared about my job because I Loved... see more
Employer ghosting is frustrating to say the least and not a good business practice.
I believe recruiters sometimes are inundated with applications and interviews and inevitably ghosting can happen.
I like to use post-interview follow-ups as opportunities to both thank the interviewer for their time and reiterate interest in the role, but also use the opportunity to nudge the interviewer to take action and keep yourself top of mind with them.
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Like many, I have been in the unfortunate situation of abruptly finding myself without a job. I don't mind telling you, in the moment, it's a completely demoralizing experience. When this did happen to me, there were a few steps I took so I could move forward productively:
1) I was gracious -- I thanked my employer for the opportunity and offered to expedited any needed transition. Why was I so nice? I don't believe in burning bridges... see more
It's been awhile, so first and foremost Happy New Year to everyone. Since I last posted I received only one interview since I lost my job back in May of 2019. Three weeks ago, I did a phone interview with a major company and did well enough to receive a one on one interview a week later. That was the good. Here's the bad; as I arrived the recruiter I spoke with had me wait almost three hours until she could talk with me. She lost my paperwork... see more
Hi everyone. I have been laid off my job. since july 15, 2019. I am 53 years old. I think it is because of my age!
After working 34 + years with the same company laid off due to necessary $$$ cuts. Totally unexpected. So needless to say very new to the
looking for a job scene.
Man, to think I will have to start all over again is overwhelming. Where do I begin, I have been getting blindsided by life for the last year in all phases of my life. SMH
I was laid off/fired due to acquiring 6points before my probation period was over but was told to re apply an that my boss would give me my job back after the disciplinary 3 month
I was fired because I noticed an incident of stealing. I asked the correct question to a manager that’s friends with one of the owners and subsequently lead up to me being terminated
In 2017 I was laid off from my job and unfortunately was unemployed for 6 months. In the beginning I thought, no biggie I’ll get a job in a month, but clearly that wasn’t the case. I’ll be honest, it was a really stressful time for me. I felt like I was spending countless hours in front of the computer, traveling to 1st and 2nd interviews, talking on the phone, and never getting a job offer. It was mentally exhausting and discouraging. As a... see more
I was an employee at Macy's for 16 years, I loved my job until of recently. I was the only associate in the whole dept, I had no help during the busy holidays and the customers were fed up and took it out on me. Well on December, 15,2019 like any other normal busy day I had a line longer then the wall of China. I was doing my best to acknowledge every customer in line and let them know I would be right with them when I could. The fitting rooms... see more