If you were fired from a job and you are looking for answers, here are the best ways to handle it and get back out there!

-Wait a day or so
Take a day or two to allow yourself the chance to get past those feelings of anger, sadness, and/or rejection. Give yourself a moment to re-group.

-Get coverage
Having health coverage is so important. Speak to your former employer about extending your health insurance benefit for up to 18 months under... see more


Contact the department of labor in your area and see what are your rights during the time of your employment.

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MLK day is coming up soon and it has got me thinking about those who do what is right.

A few weeks ago as I was getting off the train my keys fell out of my pocket and due to the lack of sleep, I didn’t even notice (#momlife).

I would have traveled for an hour and a half without them, rushed over to the car and then realized they were gone. My baby would have been waiting at daycare and I probably would have cried.

...but instead, someone on... see more


I've locked myself out of the car before ...so now I carry a spare.

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Stuck in a small town with no companies nearby and ready to give up hope for a job? Pump those breaks my friend. There is still hope and I want to share a few ideas that I found worth exploring no matter where you live. You may have to work a little harder and get a bit creative but you can do it.

  1. Remote Work from Home Jobs are Your Friend. If you need a full-time job and can learn your way around a computer, these are the highest demand and... see more

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Decided I couldn't wait for a real job because my unemployment was getting ready to run out and accepted a position through a staffing agency. When I applied I thought it was a job at the staffing agency, silly me. Anyway anyone who has worked through an agency knows you pretty much get nothing, no holiday pay, no sick or vacation time....nothing. And this lasts for 6 months if the business even decides to actually hire you. So now my doctor... see more

Hi Terri.
My friends in NYC tell me there are temp agencies that offer benefits--is this an option where you are?

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Unemployment can be a scary and daunting time. But one thing to remember is that you are not alone. Below are a few steps you can take to help you get back on your feet. Good luck, we’re rooting for you!

Develop a Realistic Budget
Of course, the goal is to get a new job as soon as possible. But unfortunately, things don’t always happen as quickly as we’d like. You’ll want to establish a budget to assure you are living within your means during... see more


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I'm on disability and just looking for a little extra money. I need a job where I can alternate between sitting, standing and walking. Some kind of greeter, receptionist or something similar, no more than 20 hours per week, no more than $9 an hour. Any suggestions?

Here's one. Apply for PBX operator for hospital, school etc. They're usually part-time, PRN & full-time. ALSO... see more

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I am disabled and I have been trying to get my disability but I can't wait on them to approve it anymore so I am looking for work light duty any suggestions or ideas

I'm on disability and I need to earn some extra money can't make it on disability alone can you help


I am someone who hasn't been gifted with the opportunity to hold a job for a long period of time. For over 13 yrs I took care of my family and their emergencies which kept me from showing my employers what a hard worker and how dependable/ responsible I actually am. As I fill out application after application I am trying to stop myself from feeling defeated since I am realizing how un-impressive my employment history looks. Why would anyone hire... see more

Sometimes with these extreme emotional conditions come a real inability to find or keep being successful in many... see more

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I have bounced around from one assignment to the next hoping that it would be different every time! Each time I’ve worked with these companies I’ve either been laid off or fired. The firing has been unfair in a sense that I’ve had a problem with something or someone and there has been no advocacy. I’ve proven each time that I have skill and education, which most of the time has been more than enough than what an employer can ask for. I’ve been in... see more

Hi Tia,

I feel your pain and anguish from your text through the screen of my phone. I've been down that same road... see more

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Tia Harris - You are more than welcome and you were brave enough to post and share your story with us. I've been... see more

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I recently landed a management position at a very nice restaurant after 4 months of searching. Its a hidden gem in the downtown area of a small town. The hours were perfect, the pay was average, and I was beginning to make connections with co workers. Recently 2 Managers submitted their resignations after long term employment. A few days after they resigned, I received a voicemail telling me that my position was eliminated and I no longer had a... see more

I completely understand, I was in a job for a month and gave up other options also. I worked like a slave, it was... see more

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