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

Well tell them

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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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Experience ghosting a lot is not helpful it’s very frustrating and a waste of my time

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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

all companies have no fault contracts these days so they can get rid of employees for no reason/

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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

I agree with Joel Keene that it's a tell-tell sign of how they could treat their employees. Don't let this weight... see more

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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!

Hi Kimberly Nunn , ageism recruiting practices are unfortunate but not as common as many think. You're not seeing... see more

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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.

Hi Robert Lambert ! I'm so sorry to hear about your recent lay off. What kind of jobs are you looking for? I'd love... see more

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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

Kim, I'm so sorry that you were terminated and that it's been a tough year for you. Don't give up hope though... see more

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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

Has anyone else on this network had experience reapplying after the 3 month period who can share advice with... see more

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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

Wow, thats terrible. I don’t understand why they would fire you if you witnessed somebody stealing, reporting it is... see more

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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

Katie, I think another thing to consider is to not take the layoff or termination as personal. Sometimes, if... see more

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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

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Roselin Mcwilliams I am so sorry to hear this. Have you started looking for a new job yet? There are many retail... see more

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