The words “you’re fired” are horrifying to hear. Whether you’re new to the job or an experienced old-timer, they’re a real shot to your confidence.
Naturally, your initial reaction might be to shout, cry, and figure out a way to spend all the vacation days. But getting laid off does not necessarily mean the end of your career. Or that you did something inherently wrong.
Earlier this month, Reddit user No_StopItStepbro submitted a story to the popular ‘Anti Work‘ community about their coworker who, after being with the company for over 7 years, got terminated for showing up late, even though that was the first time he slipped up like that.
This employee was fired for being late even though it was the first time it happened during his 7 years with the company
Image credits: RODNAE Productions (not the actual photo)
So his colleagues decided to start to show up late until management rehires him
Image credits: Tayssir Kadamany (not the actual photo)