Does anybody plan to get fired? I know I didn't. I lost my job of seven and a half years this month, and it has left me wondering where I belong. I was with a company that I thought had retirement in the cards. Now, at a young age of 34, I find my self career-less.
Why was I fired? Where do I go from here? How do I get health insurance for my family? I'm sure some of you have had to ask yourselves these same questions and a lot more. The question I'm going to spend the most time on is "Where do I go from here?"
It's easy to take the next available job in the same profession you were already in. For some, this is all they know. I want to know something else. I know I was good at my job, and I know there are many other jobs out there that I would be good at. I don't want to work weekends. I don't want to work nights. I want to see my wife and kids. Now, I have time to research and find the right job that will accomplish that for me.
That's if there is anyone who wants to hire someone who was fired.
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