From A Job
Older generations such as the Lost , GI, and older members of the Silent generation portend that being terminated/fired from a job is worse than death and a career killer. They further maintain that once a person is terminated/fired, he/she has no career future to think of and at best, have to settle for any job available. My father, who was from the GI generation, asserted that once a person is terminated from a job, no employee wants you because you are damaged goods so to speak. However, younger members of the Silent generation, Boomers, Generation Xers and Yers portend that being terminated/fired is just the beginning and as one door closes, another opens. They further believe that being fired as a way to notify you that maybe you are in the wrong job. What do you think?
My generations' views on termination or being layed off is that it is a career killer. But having this happen to me twice, both after 10 years of employment, I survived. I am happy to say that I now do exactly what I want and get paid 7 times as much. But as for having a traditional career, I no longer have one, so in that way my generation is correct. Hope this answered your question.
by Grace Marguerite Williams 22 months ago
What would you say to a recently terminated/fired employee? What is the MAIN ADVICE you would giveto him/her? Be factual in your response.
by Grace Marguerite Williams 3 years ago
How is a person who has been FIRED, not downsized nor laid off, from a career considered to bedamaged goods with very few, if any, opportunities of ever being rehired again?
by Elena 2 years ago
Can an innocent generation suffer for the sins of a previous generation?I wonder if this explains – why bad things happen to good people.
by Doughboi56 8 years ago
Can you go back to Job Corps after being Terminated?When can you go back If you can go back?
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