10 Things That Are Worse For Your Career Than Getting Fired

Getting fired is not damaging to your career unless you believe it is.

When prospective employers ask “Why did you leave your last job?” you’ll say “It was time to leave — I had learned a lot and accomplished a lot but it was a good time to look for my next adventure. I have the luxury of job-hunting full-time, and I’m making the most of it.”

On a job interview, you don’t need to mention that you got fired. Getting fired isn’t even a real thing. It just means that your manager spoke first to say “Get out!” before you had a chance to say “I quit!”

Getting fired is a badge of honor. Wear it proudly — and sail past to your amazing destiny!

Here are 10 things that are worse for your career than getting fired.   (…more)

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