Eight Ways to Get Fired

 
 
 

Many good workers have lost jobs because of downsizing in the Great Recession. But getting terminated for cause happens, too. Here are some of the leading ways to earn the ax.

See also: Job-Killing References, Awful Co-Workers, Social Networking Without Tears.

Eight Ways to Get Fired

1. Doctoring Your Resume

This once cost a Notre Dame football coach his job.

Eight Ways to Get Fired
 
 
Senior Writer and author of the Know It All blog

Ed Cone has worked as a contributing editor at Wired, a staff writer at Forbes, a senior writer for Ziff Davis with Baseline and Interactive Week, and as a freelancer based in Paris and then North Carolina for a wide variety of magazines and papers including the International Herald Tribune, Texas Monthly, and Playboy. He writes an opinion column in his hometown paper, the Greensboro News & Record, and publishes the semi-popular EdCone.com weblog. He lives in North Carolina with his wife, Lisa, two kids, and a dog.
 
 
 

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