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The primary message of Episode #6 of the Hostile Workplace Podcast is “You Are Not Powerless When Facing Termination!” This episode shows you how to fight back and try to keep your job, PLUS, we cover how to negotiate a severance if you decide to leave. Negotiating a severance would also apply to anyone who is facing layoffs at their company.
Fight Back by utilizing protected classes and turning the tables on your supervisor.
Slow the Process Down by knowing all your due process rights and using all of them.
Even if You Decide to Leave, don’t just walk away; you have the power to get something out of the company, and ease your transition to your next (better) job.
The ever-popular “Quick-Tip” feature comes straight from our forums. A community member who is facing termination at his own job has a great tip for anyone dealing with an abusive boss.