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I think I lost my job

But they don’t want to tell me. My supervisor normally emails me my schedule the Friday before the next week. He didn’t email me last Friday. I sent him an email today and he said he would send the schedule later on today. Well it’s 8 pm. I have never been fired before. Now I’m not sure if I am going into work tomorrow. Any advice?

by Anonymousreply 86October 22, 2021 3:28 AM

do you work at the Gap, I am sure Old Navy will hire you

by Anonymousreply 1October 18, 2021 1:13 AM

I’d go in if I were you. Good luck!

by Anonymousreply 2October 18, 2021 1:13 AM

Go in. But be prepared. It's one of the worst things to go through. You'll be in a state of shock. Like somebody you love dearly has just died.

by Anonymousreply 3October 18, 2021 1:17 AM

Just show up and see what happens. It worked for George Costanza.

by Anonymousreply 4October 18, 2021 1:17 AM

I hope so @R1 I might have to find a fast food job I might just do that @R2 I don’t know why they would fire me. I was always early and worked late.

by Anonymousreply 5October 18, 2021 1:18 AM

Are you sure that maybe there hasn't been some sort of technical problem that has prevented your manager from sending the schedule? If they were going to dismiss you, it wouldn't make much sense to keep stringing you along, when a simple message stating 'we need to talk on Monday' would be clear enough. Anything other than that would be extremely unprofessional.

Nonetheless, please allow me to wish you the best. I hope that everything is a silly mix up and tomorrow you will write saying that you've gotten wonderful news. Good luck!

by Anonymousreply 6October 18, 2021 1:21 AM

Maybe your supervisor is having a hard time and has fallen behind on work tasks. It may not have anything to do with you. Have you done anything lately to warrant termination? It's odd that you don't receive your schedule and immediately assume termination. Bottom line - Go to work tomorrow. In fact, arrive a few minutes early. Failing to show up will confirm you’re a lousy employee. Good luck!

by Anonymousreply 7October 18, 2021 1:22 AM

Well, on the bright side, everyone is hiring right now, OP. You probably won't have to do fast food. I worked at Old Navy for awhile years ago. It wasn't that bad. There are always one or two hilarious coworkers in retail who almost redeem the assholes.

by Anonymousreply 8October 18, 2021 1:24 AM

I had a roommate in a similar situation, thankfully he went in to work the next day, because he wasn't the one that was fired but the supervisor.

by Anonymousreply 9October 18, 2021 1:26 AM

My be your supervisor was fired.

by Anonymousreply 10October 18, 2021 1:27 AM

You are likely overreacting. But always be prepared for this, it can happen to anyone at anytime. Happened to me twice and yes it's traumatic, even when you're expecting it (in one instance I worked for an ogre who despised me so it shouldn't have been a surprise, but I still felt as though I had been viciously slapped).

If it does happen, you WILL find something else and likely something better, especially now when employers are falling over each other to hire people. It's a job seeker's market. You WILL land on your feet.

by Anonymousreply 11October 18, 2021 1:27 AM

This is a great job market to find a job in, everyone is hiring.

by Anonymousreply 12October 18, 2021 1:28 AM

OP, businesses are scrambling to find and keep workers, I doubt they would be firing you in this climate.

by Anonymousreply 13October 18, 2021 1:29 AM

let us know!!

by Anonymousreply 14October 18, 2021 1:35 AM

I guess bookings must be down at the whorehouse where you work.

by Anonymousreply 15October 18, 2021 1:41 AM

Go into work at your normally scheduled time. It will show initiative and responsibility for your job. If they can use you--well, you'll already be there. If they cannot use you, well, you'll already be there and can pick up your schedule then--and then you can go home and come back when you're scheduled.

If your boss wants to fire you, then he'll have to confront you and speak with you right then.

If your boss is not there when you show up, stay and go about working as if you had been scheduled. It will show initiative and responsibility for your job.

by Anonymousreply 16October 18, 2021 1:42 AM

Have you checked your Spam folder?

by Anonymousreply 17October 18, 2021 1:46 AM

I don’t charge for that. @R15 Thanks for all the advice. I feel better now.

by Anonymousreply 18October 18, 2021 1:47 AM

Op, I hope everything turns out ok and you have your schedule in your email when you get up tomorrow. But, think about this - Around 5 years ago I sent a friend of mine who was struggling working in a restaurant a listing for an entry level position. The requirements were minimal. It was for the call center for a big corporation. Bottom of the ladder, but she was making more than at the restaurant and she got benefits. She rose up in the company to become a district manager and recently got a promotion to the IT dept. in a tech. position. She's making over $70,000 plus bonuses now and she'll easily make over $100,000 in a few years.

Keep your eyes open. Now is the time to look for those entry level positions and have some job security.

by Anonymousreply 19October 18, 2021 1:56 AM

OP, I doubt you have been fired in this labor market but if you have been, it's the best time ever to be fired- look at it as an opportunity.

Also, if this is how they treat you in general but especially in the aforementioned labor market, man, find another job. Seriously, respect yourself even if they don't!

by Anonymousreply 20October 18, 2021 2:02 AM

Most likely what has been suggested: boss hasn't made the schedule yet or there's some technical issue.

by Anonymousreply 21October 18, 2021 3:03 AM

You sound hysterical. Go take a benadryl, lunatic.

by Anonymousreply 22October 18, 2021 3:05 AM

Because he has allergies?

by Anonymousreply 23October 18, 2021 3:16 AM

Surely there’s another bodega (or ten) not too far away.

by Anonymousreply 24October 18, 2021 4:58 AM

R23 She

by Anonymousreply 25October 18, 2021 12:20 PM

Please update when you can. I'll be keeping good thoughts for you.

by Anonymousreply 26October 18, 2021 12:47 PM

Good luck, Bodega Cat. If you get fired, it will suck emotionally. But the job market is wide open. You’ll get a better job quickly.

by Anonymousreply 27October 18, 2021 12:49 PM

I’ve been terminated twice. The first time I got defensive and reacted badly. It didn’t go well at all and HR made things very difficult for me. The second time I smiled and told them I understood and respected their decision and they ended up increasing my severance. Take the high road.

by Anonymousreply 28October 18, 2021 12:50 PM

Probably not you, so go to work as normal, but take a loaded AR-15 with you just in case.

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by Anonymousreply 29October 18, 2021 1:10 PM

The suspense is killing me.

by Anonymousreply 30October 18, 2021 4:09 PM

OP, if this post is any indication of how you respond under pressure, I would fire you too.

by Anonymousreply 31October 18, 2021 4:13 PM

We should have an opening soon!

by Anonymousreply 32October 18, 2021 4:13 PM

OP, get the fuck back here and tell us what happened.

by Anonymousreply 33October 19, 2021 1:47 AM

I hope you wore pearls to clutch when they canned you.

by Anonymousreply 34October 19, 2021 2:06 AM

Lol R15.

by Anonymousreply 35October 19, 2021 2:18 AM

You’re one of my favs here Bodega. I hope it all turned out well for you.

by Anonymousreply 36October 19, 2021 2:22 AM

Op, do you work in a Bodega?

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by Anonymousreply 38October 19, 2021 2:25 AM

Bodega-Cat is a woman?

Anyway, how did it go? Hope you’re still employed and all is well.

by Anonymousreply 39October 19, 2021 2:26 AM

I hope he brought his emotional support clown.

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by Anonymousreply 40October 19, 2021 2:26 AM

Did you get fired?

by Anonymousreply 41October 19, 2021 2:35 AM

I wasn’t fired! I went to work and they gave me more hours. He thought it sent to me. I am not a fucking woman.

by Anonymousreply 42October 19, 2021 2:42 AM

Rofl at you BodegaCat.

I, along with many others here, always thought you were female!!

Not sure why.

Maybe it's the name.

by Anonymousreply 43October 19, 2021 2:44 AM

Thank you @R36

by Anonymousreply 44October 19, 2021 2:44 AM

That’s upsetting but understandable @R43

by Anonymousreply 45October 19, 2021 2:45 AM

Good to hear.

by Anonymousreply 46October 19, 2021 2:47 AM

I can breathe now, Miss Bodega Cat.

by Anonymousreply 47October 19, 2021 2:48 AM

Thanks for the update. I can sleep now…

by Anonymousreply 48October 19, 2021 2:51 AM

Happy for you, Bodega Cat!

by Anonymousreply 49October 19, 2021 2:52 AM

Go fuck yourself @R47 Thank you @R48

by Anonymousreply 50October 19, 2021 2:52 AM

Thank you @R49 I really need this job

by Anonymousreply 51October 19, 2021 2:53 AM

1) unless they actually notify you that you're terminated, keep going to work.

2) if this is the way they communicate with employees (by NOT communicating with them), you should start looking for someplace that handles things more professionally.

by Anonymousreply 52October 19, 2021 2:55 AM

Bodega-cat I’m glad you weren’t fired. I’m sure it was huge relief that your manager is just a dumbass fuckup.

by Anonymousreply 53October 19, 2021 3:06 AM

That mother fucker

by Anonymousreply 54October 19, 2021 3:11 AM

Bodega-Cat, I never thought you were a woman. That’s why I was confused by the comment at R25. Glad you’re still employed and getting more hours.

by Anonymousreply 55October 19, 2021 3:11 AM

I always thought you were a cat.

by Anonymousreply 56October 19, 2021 3:13 AM

Glad nothing happened. Like others have said with this job market, it’ll take a hell of a lot to get fired.

Plus, I thought this was how bodega cat looked.

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by Anonymousreply 57October 19, 2021 3:21 AM

I always thought Bodega cat was a man. Who knew he was actually a pussy!

by Anonymousreply 58October 19, 2021 3:22 AM

Great news Bodega Cat!

If you’re keeping track, I never thought you were a woman either.

by Anonymousreply 59October 19, 2021 3:26 AM

I thought you were one of these guys.

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by Anonymousreply 60October 19, 2021 3:28 AM

I always thought this was Bodega Cat

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by Anonymousreply 61October 19, 2021 3:48 AM

For one whole year there were rumors my company was going to layoff a good chunk of the workforce. And one day while driving into the office I had the worst feeling that that was the day. I was right. Because the first time I had driven to my first interview with the company, I knew I was going to get the job. Intuitions.

by Anonymousreply 62October 19, 2021 4:33 AM

Maybe Bodega Tom Cat is the way to go!

by Anonymousreply 63October 19, 2021 8:39 AM

And I think you're UNDERREACTING, R11!

by Anonymousreply 64October 19, 2021 10:51 AM


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by Anonymousreply 65October 19, 2021 11:04 AM

[quote] Go in. But be prepared. It's one of the worst things to go through. You'll be in a state of shock. Like somebody you love dearly has just died.


by Anonymousreply 66October 19, 2021 11:10 AM

What do you do, Bodega Cat, that you don't have a set schedule? Inquiring minds want to know.

by Anonymousreply 67October 19, 2021 11:12 AM

[quote]I am not a fucking woman.

It's because you're one of the anti-trans trolls, that's why people think you're a woman. Also, you're a hysteric.

by Anonymousreply 68October 19, 2021 11:13 AM

Are you related to Doja Cat?

by Anonymousreply 69October 19, 2021 11:17 AM

I always figured you were a guy, but I liked imagining you working at a bodega and DL’ing during your shift.

by Anonymousreply 70October 19, 2021 12:49 PM

OP is an independent woman now and needs to live off the trust. It’s very important this is done in a sustainable manner or WORK will be necessary.

by Anonymousreply 71October 19, 2021 12:52 PM

Great news Cat! I hope he realises his oversight caused you some anxiety and needless grief.

by Anonymousreply 72October 19, 2021 1:41 PM

I work with customers @R67 I am hysterical but I’m not an anti-trans @R68 Oh that’s cute@R70

by Anonymousreply 73October 19, 2021 6:44 PM

She may not be a lady, but she's all woman

by Anonymousreply 74October 19, 2021 6:50 PM

I assumed bodega cat was a 🐈‍⬛ living in a Dominican owned bodega in the Bronx.

You learn something new every day on the DL.

by Anonymousreply 75October 19, 2021 7:00 PM

OP, good news, you kept your job Bad news, you are an adult working in a low paying shift job.

by Anonymousreply 76October 19, 2021 7:34 PM

Quit being such a snob R76.

by Anonymousreply 77October 19, 2021 8:24 PM

I mean the poster is right to an extent r77. Any job where you are still waiting on someone to schedule you hours is not a job where it is *that* big of deal if you lost it.

by Anonymousreply 78October 19, 2021 8:35 PM

Just stay home and edge all day.

by Anonymousreply 79October 19, 2021 8:51 PM

When rent etc is due, I will be distressed that I lost my shitty no-brainer job, R78.

by Anonymousreply 80October 19, 2021 10:27 PM

A lot of people make mad money with onlyfans and just4fans. Show off your cock and feet and make 20k a month

by Anonymousreply 81October 19, 2021 10:59 PM

R77 New to DL?

by Anonymousreply 82October 19, 2021 11:37 PM

I never thought Bodega cat was a woman. But my gaydar is to gaydar what Russian civil airliners in the 1950s were to wanting to continue your life.

by Anonymousreply 83October 19, 2021 11:37 PM

Glad to hear you’re still employed!

by Anonymousreply 84October 19, 2021 11:43 PM

Are you man or woman?

by Anonymousreply 85October 22, 2021 3:17 AM

Are you kind of a drama queen? Do you go through this kind of suspenseful situation often, where you're about to be a victim of some horrible thing that never materializes?

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