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"Don't listen to her - she's a control freak. Now, let me tell you what you're gonna do."
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"Long story short: you're fired."
"Don't say it – I'll clean out my desk."
"I want you to try thinking outside the severage package."
"Letting someone go is never easy, Peters."
"Yes we need it back. The team fired you, not Sharky."
"I've been at home in a fired capacity."
"Here – if you dose at the exact moment you get fired, it really heightens the experience."
When cats get fired
"First of all Harringnton, let me tell you how much we all admire your determination not to choose between job and family."
Tags:work, worklife, home, homelife, work life balance, family, families, dad, dads, father, fathers, working parent, working parents, parent, parenting, parents, parenthood, boss, bosses, let down, gently, letting down gently, disciplinary, disciplinary hearing, fire, fired, firing, dismissed, dismissal, dismissals, determination
"Excuse me! I might have said 'yada yada yada' but I never said 'blah, blah, blah'!"
Tags:yada, blah, dismiss, dismisses, dismissal, dismissals, deny, denies, denying, denial, denials, technicality, technicalities, protest, protests, protesting, indignant, indignation, righteous, self-righteous, self-righteousness, casual, minutes, note, notes, take notes, takes notes, taking notes, board, board meeting, board meetings, rude, rudeness, corporation, corporations, corporate ladder, corporate ladders
"Our operations here close down today, and you are all emeritus!"
Tags:factory, factories, factory closure, factory closures, closure, closures, loss of industry, shutdown, close, job losses, mass job losses, redundant, redundancy, redundancies, mass redundancies, dismissed, dismiss, dismissal, dismissals, let down gentle, carefully worded, careful wording, emeritus
"He said, 'Hayward, you've given us twenty-seven years of loyal, dedicated service, and I hate to have to let you go.' Then he fell out the window."
Tags:let go, fired, fire, firing, dismissed, dismissal, dismissals, redundant, made redundant, redundancy, boss, bosses, suicidal, accident, accidents, tragic accident, tragic accidents, suspicious accident, suspicious accidents, suspicious, fell, fall, died, die, dead, fell to his death, fell to their death
"Look around you,Crawford. I want you to savor being employed."
"Your clone, Melford, has come of work age – you must now leave."
"Normally, I'd fire you, Hoskins – but we have a lower standard for men."
Tags:boss, bosses, female boss, female bosses, manager, managers, female manager, female managers, fire, fired, firing, dismissed, dismissal, dismissals, dressing down, performance review, performance reviews, bad performance review, bad performance reviews, poor performer, poor performers, double standards, double standard, sexist, workplace sexism, glass ceiling, glass ceilings, lower standard, lower standards, men, man, women, woman
'Don't take you dismissal personally Jenkins. I had to fund my bonus somehow.'
'Clear your desk. You're fired!'
"We can't offer you a golden parachute, however we do offer a very attractive escape hatch."
Tags:golden parachute, golden parachutes, dismissal, dismissals, merger, mergers, executive, executives, business executive, business executives, manager, managers, business manager, business managers, compensation, financial compensation, guarantee, guarantees, escape hatch, escape hatches, takeover, takeovers
'I don't think the employment tribunal will be altogether happy with the third column.'
"I'm sorry Bagshaw, but we're going to have to let you go."
"We brought him in because some people couldn't quite understand our 'personnel realignment and downsizing' policy."
"Details of your firing will be posted on my Tik Tok after 6pm."
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