Getting fired from an organisation is becoming a major hurdle in our career run, but it is just a small step for the company.
Apart from the various unavoidable things of getting laid-off, there are several other ways which can make you see the exit doors of an organisation.
Here are 5 such reasons and how can you avoid them:
1) Stealing office equipment:
Taking a stack of printer paper, or sticky notes, or sugar from the pantry won’t hurt the company’s inventory. Thinking this way is not at all correct. If the company gets to know about this, serious actions will be taken against them. Also the team member starts to doubt you for stealing matters.
2) Lying to clients or boss:
Lying about taking a day off due to fever is different, that doesn’t bother much to your boss. But going to a trip by saying that you are admitted in a hospital is not a good idea. Whenever the truth is out, the water will be hotter. Fudging the truth makes your client get a bad impact.
Initiating the conversation of what went wrong is the better thing to do. This makes you, not only confident to face the situation but also to make the third person aware that you are ready for the obstacles.
3) Bullying or harassing a colleague
Commenting about someone’s clothes makes the other person uncomfortable unless the person is your close friend. Giving unwanted advice to a fat person eating hamburgers or giving flirty comments to anyone, is never tolerable at any levels. Whenever the HR gets to know about it, they will not take a moment to vacate your seat. So be respectful and be aware about what is wanted and what is unwanted.
4) Not doing the assigned work
This is the most common reason of getting laid off. Having a rough day at work has to be maintained peacefully. Just talk to your manager to extend the deadline. Most of us face the same problem. So just try to do the work in installments rather than leaving it for future.
5) Coming late on a regular basis
Your manager has all the notices of when are you coming late and when are you taking leaves (if done on a regular basis). Getting stuck in a personal work regularly can haunt your job. Make a rule for yourself and take leave only when there is a high priority on that.
Getting fired is never a happy situation for an employee or an employer. No one enjoys firing, they will have to hire a person with same or above skill sets for your position. So take care of these common mistake and enjoy work happily.