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Laid off...wtf

Discussion in 'Off-Topic Discussion' started by JVTACOMA, Jan 29, 2009.

  1. Jan 29, 2009 at 1:14 PM
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    JVTACOMA

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    Just have to vent.

    Came to work this morning, doing what i do and at 10am bam, friday is your last day. what the f-. We all (people who got let go) saw this coming on day but when the v.p. of operations is walking around saying we're strong and their is nothing to worry about...f-that dude and his 7 hundred thousand dollar a year wage. This place can eat shat. 5 years of doing lighting/electrical design out the window. so a big thanks for letting me go, there must be a bigger plan for me....somewhere(?).

    I'm done...thanks.
     
  2. Jan 29, 2009 at 1:16 PM
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    eordonez

    eordonez Living vicariously through mjp2

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    Sorry to hear this, hope you find something soon
     
  3. Jan 29, 2009 at 1:25 PM
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    oldtacomaguy

    oldtacomaguy four forty four

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    I hear ya man, it sucks. Not much of a warnng either. It's really hard to take when it comes from someone making big money. Sorry to hear about this, and hopefully you'll find whatever the "bigger plan" is. Good luck, and vent here anytime, I do.
     
  4. Jan 29, 2009 at 1:28 PM
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    Fluffymonkey

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    Sorry to hear that man. Stay strong and good luck with the new job search.
     
  5. Jan 29, 2009 at 1:28 PM
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    Packman73

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    Sorry to hear that. :(

    The good news is, Obama will take care of you. :rolleyes:
     
  6. Jan 29, 2009 at 1:28 PM
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    pat's taco

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    that sucks sorry to hear it
     
  7. Jan 29, 2009 at 1:29 PM
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    It does suck man- Don't be sour about it...Keep that "better plan" in mind and be positive. Good luck
     
  8. Jan 29, 2009 at 1:30 PM
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    bobwilson1977

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    Here's some advice from someone ( me) who went through this 4 years ago: Take a few weeks off and ENJOY yourself. Seriously- when I was laid off, I had the best time. Went on a few trips, got stuff done at the house. Took me 2 months to find another job. Good luck!
     
  9. Jan 29, 2009 at 1:31 PM
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    That's some real good advice.
     
  10. Jan 29, 2009 at 1:35 PM
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    KMN-BLU

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    If you can speak Spanish AT&T is hiring for customer service/sales consultants. PM me if i can help. Sorry to hear that though.
     
  11. Jan 29, 2009 at 1:39 PM
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    chris4x4

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    Thats what Im waiting for....No more truck payment, house payment...bla bla bla.......;)
     
  12. Jan 29, 2009 at 1:42 PM
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    Andrew H

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    "Nothing can stop the man with the right mental attitude from achieving his goal;
    nothing on earth can help the man with the wrong mental attitude."

    Thomas Jefferson. he was kind of a big deal...

    i say take some time off. do some things you been puttin off for awhile. then go after your goals.
     
  13. Jan 29, 2009 at 1:46 PM
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    Mr Wiggles

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    i feel for you man. Ever since gas dropped to under 5 bucks and oil dropped below 50 bucks, there's been lots of people fearful for their jobs here. My friends in engineering that haven't been laid off yet are one project cancellation away from not only being out of work, but unable to find more.

    I wish the worst was over, but i don't see things turning back around till this time next year.

    Good luck to you.
     
  14. Jan 29, 2009 at 1:53 PM
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    Packman73

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    Sorry Chris, you have to work. You are too big to fail.
     
  15. Jan 29, 2009 at 2:02 PM
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    tacoman316

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    thats a damn shame man, but keep your head up youll find something you will like doing better and possible make more money to mod your truck.
     
  16. Jan 29, 2009 at 2:05 PM
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    Been there myself, several times. The last thing you want to do is burn bridges and get mad. Redirect your energies....it could happen again. Trust in your capabililities and skills.
     
  17. Jan 29, 2009 at 2:53 PM
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    Sorry to hear that happened to you. Nothing wasted and you've gained experience and knowledge. Sucks how they handled it but turn it around put that energy into a new venture. Hope things gets better for ya.
     
  18. Jan 29, 2009 at 2:59 PM
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    Camppentaco

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  19. Jan 29, 2009 at 3:14 PM
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    Hey! I just had a great idea!!! LET'S APPLY FOR TARP MONEY TO TACOMAWORLD!!!!!!!
     
  20. Jan 29, 2009 at 3:18 PM
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    Same thing happened to me I got laid-off on Tuesday. No warning. I agree with the other guys its an opportunity to explore other options and take some time for yourself. I personally am going to concentrate on finishing school. I only 2 semesters left.

    Good luck!
     
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