Florence Morning News Newspaper Archives Jul 8 1973, Page 56

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Florence Morning News (Newspaper) - July 8, 1973, Florence, South CarolinaWhen the Boss j bitter attitude during the exit interview. If possible he should make his Boss like him better than Ever before. Not Only can the Boss be a valuable future reference but he can also help the severed employee find an other Job. In several cases employers have actively gone out of their Way to get their fired employees relocated. It depends on How uneasy the Boss teels or How generous a Man he is. It also depends greatly on How the discharged Man conducts him self during that final interview. A decently executed firing can also provide a Man with a comprehensive analysis of his Job performance. If the Boss does t Volunteer the information the employee should ask it s essential that the Man who is being fired maintain a positive unc ringing and Urr bitter attitude during the exit interview. If possible he should make his Boss like him better than Ever Why he has been fired. He May have faults he is unaware of the truth May Hurt but it s preferable to not knowing. Do s and Don to some people get enraged and filled with a desire for revenge when they re fired they become irrational and Are capable of do ing things they would not dream of doing normally. One Man re turned with a gun to kill his Boss. Destroyed my life now i m going to destroy fortunately he was talked out of it. Another made obscene phone Calls to his employer s wife. Another covered a company elevator with insult ing Graffiti. If anything can be said about revenge it s a disastrous Way to go after a Good reference. Since most actions contemplated immediately after a firing Are Likely to be self destructive the Best thing a discharged Man can do is absolutely nothing for 24 hours. Some Don to to observe on that momentous Day Are Don t write a resume chances Are you Aren t thinking that positively about yourself. Don t write a Long letter to anyone but if you must Don t family weekly. July. 1973 t re fired continued from pane 6 Barbara know my ego a never paint your White House Blue is Only s6.99 Gal gallon see the guarantee on the Label. Rogers Yousf pams a Sebec fun Tom Tjem cd ii " mail Don t destroy your files. Don t buy a ticket to Tahiti unless it s Don t contemplate suicide or worry about getting a heart at tack. The first you can put off until tomorrow and the other will happen whether you worry about it or not vet there is one positive practical action you might take on the big Day. This is to race to the Bank for a Quick personal loan. The moment they know you re off the payroll no Bank will give you a Penny. However an hour after you be been fired the news has probably not got ten through to the payroll com Puter. Kept in a savings account where it is not easily accessible the Money you borrow will serve As a Strong psychological Booster during the difficult weeks of Job Hunting. The in Terest it earns in a savings account will help defray at least a Little the interest on the loan. And if one Day you have to spend the Money Well at least it s there to spend. What to Tell wife and friends one of the hardest parts of being fired is a real problem with most men. One business executive who could t bring himself to Tell his wife would leave the House every morning attache Case m hand and spend his Days wandering around museums and galleries. Every night he had to confront the question How did it go at the office to Day eventually she found out the truth in the Beauty parlor. He was then faced with Why did t you Tell me Don t you Trust As a woman i think the Best Way to Tell your wife is to have her prepared for some Lime before. When things look bad you or if you see your com Pany is in financial trouble let her share your apprehension. Then if the Job blows up you can go Home that night and Sim ply say Well Honey it Hap often it in t necessary to Tell co workers at the office. They already friends and Peers in other companies can be a Sticky problem. Gener ally it is Best not to Tell them the first Day. Among the people i inter viewed was a Man who thought the Tell All now approach would be therapeutic for him. As soon As he returned to his desk after the firing interview he closed the door and started dealing his friends. He thought that he was delivering the news of his dismissal in a Calm care free confident voice. Only later did he learn that his voice had sounded of High and squeaky was How they described it a Point that could Only work against him in the Days of Job Hunting that followed. Full

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