According to Forbes, Tony Hawk was dismissed from acting role in Police Academy 4. This franchise died out in the early 90’s, but Hawk went on to earn millions as a professional skater. He is an example of person who was able to recover from being fired and experience great success. You can follow in his footsteps. Do:
Vent. You’re human. Tell a close friend or family member about your plight. Stomp. Cry. Scream. Do whatever is necessary (and legal) to deal with the rejection you feel from being let go.
Learn. Don’t discount your role in being pushed out of your last position. Yes, your boss may have been a jerk, but your inability to produce quality work helped him find grounds to fire you. Learn from your mistakes and determine to do better in the future.
Apply. Go for another job. Lie around and watch TV for at most a week. Then, lick your wounds and get back out there. As the saying goes, someone’s trash is another person’s treasure. You can find a new employer who values you.
Use these three tips and recover from being fired, quickly. Remember, you’re not alone. People get the boot every day and move on to better careers.
Seattle has the highest percentage of residents with a college degree or higher. Yet, a few of them still get fired from their jobs.