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Mini-Quiz: On Getting Fired or Laid Off

by Ron Kurtus (7 June 2004)

Take this Mini-Quiz to check your understanding of the lesson material.



1. What can the sudden loss of a job do to a person?

Force him to seek revenge on the boss

Cause him to doubt his own worth and abilities

Make him realize he is a loser

2. How can you be prepared for a lay-off?

Make sure you don't alienate too many fellow workers

You never know where the hammer will strike next

By paying attention to how the company is doing

3. How can you rejuvenate your self-worth?

Make a list of all the good things you have done or can do

Once you are laid off or fired, there is nothing you can do to feel better

Start drinking heavily during the day to help you forget your troubles

If you got all three correct, you are on your way to becoming a Champion in Advancing in your Career. If you had problems, you had better look over the material again.


Use the loss of a job to move on to better things


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