When boss yanks your job out from under your feet, the result can be devastating. Whether you’re fired because of misbehavior on your part or a mistake on the company’s part, it feels awful. If you’re laid off, you at least have the comfort of knowing it wasn’t your fault, but that doesn’t change the fact that you had a job yesterday and you don’t have one today.
Lots of people have been fired or laid off before–myself included. Most people bounce back and often end up better off than they were before (I know I did). If you want to bounce back (which you do), here are five things you should not do. They will only make the situation worse.
1. Bash Your Former Employer on Social Media.
Sure, you’ve seen many cases where someone gets fired and takes to social media and the employer caves and everyone lives happily ever after. That gets reported in the news precisely because it is unusual. Most likely, if you go to social media it will make things worse for you.
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