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"Mumford! I thought you were killed instantly."
Tags:office, offices, business, businesses, businessman, businessmen, executive, executives, employer, employers, employee, employees, boss, bosses, manager, managers, management, fire, fired, lay off, lay offs, laid off, let go, redundant, redundancy, made redundant, outsourcing, outsourced, kill, killed, killing, dead, die, died, dead, death
"I'm not sure what I was doing, but, evidently there's no call for it anymore."
Tags:unemployed, unemployment, unskilled work, unskilled labor, unskilled labour, alcohol, booze, bar, bars, pub, pubs, beer, beers, cocktail, cocktails, drink, drinks, drinker, drinkers, drinking, drunk, drunks, bartender, bartenders, laid off, lay off, lay offs, fired, firing, let go, redundant, redundancy
"We're sorry, armstead, but there are no more hoops to jump through."
Tags:jump through hoops, jumping through hoops, trying too hard, pet, pets, pet owner, pet owners, dog owner, dog owners, dog, dogs, pup, pups, puppy, puppies, animal, animals, office, offices, businessman, businessmen, business, businesses, executive, executives, fired, firing, let go, laid off, lay off, lay offs
"It's not you, Grover. It's me."
Tags:grover cleveland, benjamin harrison, oval office, president, presidents, politics, political leader, political leaders, political official, political officials, elected official, elected officials, politicians, politician, non-consecutive terms, government, governments, break up, break ups, separation, separated, separating, fired, let go, laid off, relationships, relationship, democrat, democrats, republican, republicans
"you're on my short list of people to fire."
"'Terminated'. Could you use that in a sentence?"
Man carrying a box of his stuff and a balloon that says "Just Fired"
Tags:man, men, balloon, balloons, box, boxes, stuff, clean out your desk, fired, firing, fire, just fired, let go, dismissed, lost your job, lost his job, businessman, businessmen, office, offices, office life, comfort, comforting, consolation, ex-employee, former employee, former employees, ex-employees, sad, depressed
"His words, not mine."
Tags:ventriloquism, ventriloquist, ventriloquists, ventriloquist dummy, ventriloquist dummies, office, offices, executive, executives, pink slip, fired, firing, let go, business, businesses, businessman, businessmen, redundancy, redundant, scapegoat, scapegoats, blame, pass the blame, passing the blame, pass the buck, passing the buck
"The computer in the main office says you need to be fired but it didn't say why."
"Yeah you've always been loyal, so what? You're fired."
Tags:fired, let go, lay off, lay offs, laid off, made redundant, redundancy, outsourced, outsourcing, office, offices, businessman, businessmen, business, businesses, executive, executives, dog owner, dog owners, dog, dogs, pup, pups, puppy, puppies, cat, cats, kitty, kitties, kitten, kittens, pussycat, pussycats, cat owner, cat owners, pet, pets, pet owner, pet owners, animal, animals, cat lady, cat ladies
"No, no, your job's not going out of the country to some foreign bastard. We're just firing you."
Tags:office, offices, business, businesses, businessman, businessmen, executive, executives, fire, fired, firing, laid off, let go, made redundant, redundant, redundancy, unemployed, unemployment, job, jobs, boss, bosses, manager, managers, management, outsourcing, foreign, foreigner, foreigners, corporate, corporation, corporations
"I've penciled you in, Haskins, and I can eraser you out."
"Honey, you're home."
"I was working smarter, not harder, but that didn't fit their template."
"You've let more than your Met membership slip, haven't you, Lorna?"
Tags:letting it slip, let slip, let go, losing, losing it, art, art galleries, middle-class, middle-classes, middle class, middle classes, cocktails, cocktail, drinks, drink, spiteful, spiteful comments, denigrate, denegrating, pettiness, petty comments, put-down, put down, put-downs, put downs, middle-class put-downs, middle class put down, frenemies, rivelry, friendship, friends
"You really took Muffy and Scott and Todd down to the lake and let them go...honest? Have you got a note or something from them so I could be sure?"
Tags:animal, animals, talking animal, talking animals, pet, pets, pet owner, pet owners, cat, cats, cat owner, cat owners, fish, fishbowl, fishbowls, goldfish, fish bowl, fish bowls, lake, free, freedom, let go, honesty, truth, lies, lying, liar, liars, trick, tricks, trickster, tricksters, scam, scams, scammer, scammers, con artist, con artists, con, cons, dishonest, note, notes, letter, letters, proof, evidence
"Marissa, have we a lovely parting gift for Mr. Griswold?"
Tags:gift, gifts, secretary, secretaries, receptionist, receptionists, reception, intercom, intercoms, fire, fired, laid off, downsizing, redundancy, made redundant, outsourcing, parting gift, management, manager, managers, managing, unemployment, unemployed, let go, employee, employees, office, offices, business, businesses, businessman, businessmen, boss, bosses, executive, executives
Something tells me his current firm aren't going to be happy to let him go!
"Firing isn't like hiring at all. You use a completely different set of muscles."
The Easter Bunny in August
"I'm going to level with you, Tom. The rest of the marketing team wasn't sent upstate to live on a farm."
"I've asked you to this meeting, Paulson, to put a human face on rightsizing."
"We're going to have to let you go ...We've found someone in China who is 45% better at being you for 23% less."
"I'm thinking about letting myself get old."