To parents out there, what advice would you relay to your adult child(children)

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  1. gmwilliams profile image86
    gmwilliamsposted 2 years ago

    To parents out there, what advice would you relay to your adult child(children) as to how to

    AVOID ever being terminated/fired from a job/career as such are considered career breakers, even career killers?

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  2. UnnamedHarald profile image95
    UnnamedHaraldposted 2 years ago

    Well, the business world being what it is, my advice would be to ALWAYS be ready to be terminated/downsized/outsourced/whatever. Keep tabs on opportunities in your area of expertise. Don't stake your career on one company. Do the best you can but don't let any false sense of loyalty to a company lull you into thinking they will in turn be loyal to you. Be a good employee, educate yourself, move on when you have to/want to.

    1. gmwilliams profile image86
      gmwilliamsposted 2 years agoin reply to this

      Downsized, outsourced, & laid off aren't viewed negatively.  Those aren't terminations.  Termination is BEING FIRED through one's own fault.  That is something to be ADVISED against.  Being fired from a job is A CAREER KILLER.

    2. UnnamedHarald profile image95
      UnnamedHaraldposted 2 years agoin reply to this

      If one has to be told not to lie, cheat, steal, etc in order to not be fired for cause, advice is moot.

  3. Ana Kolomeka profile image72
    Ana Kolomekaposted 2 years ago

    The only way to avoid that is to launch your own business.  Even if you're under excellent working conditions, you never know when you'll get a new supervisor or owner, and everything goes up in smoke.

 
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