(Closed) Laid Off, Then Rolled Over In Need of Advice

posted 7 years ago in Career
Post # 3
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7293 posts
Busy Beekeeper
  • Wedding: October 2011

Stand up for yourself and speak the truth!

Everything will work out! 

Post # 4
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3525 posts
Sugar bee
  • Wedding: December 2010

Speak the truth. Even if it doesn’t go your way, it’ll let him (and everyone else) know that you won’t take his shit, and maybe he’ll think twice before playing his stupid little games in the future.

Post # 5
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1697 posts
Bumble bee
  • Wedding: June 2012

Sleep on it. My sister went through the same thing and in the end she came out on top because she maintianed and held steady. I think you probably have a better chance if you let your emotions subside before you do or say anything. Im really sorry you are going through this:(

Post # 6
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2584 posts
Sugar bee
  • Wedding: June 2012

I’ve been in a similar position where a couple managers twisted something that went wrong at work and said it was completely my fault, when every other employee knew the truth. Can you go to the division head and ask him directly about it? Not accusing him, but say, “HR told me this, I’m afraid there is a misunderstanding?” And see what he tells you directly. He knows you never said it- or he is mixing you up with someone else, another thing that has happened to me. In HS I shared a name with someone who got in trouble frequently and ended up in trouble for something they did as a result. Either way, you may as well get the clarification, no matter how it turns out.

I agree you should wait for your emotions to calm though, so you don’t give them ANY true reason to speak against you.

Post # 8
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3344 posts
Sugar bee
  • Wedding: August 2010

Honestly, I would keep my mouth shut and just look elsewhere.

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