On Being Fired – Part One

Dec 20, 2020

Episode 102 of bookcareers.com Live

In Episode 102 of bookcareers.com Live, Suzanne Collier, founder of bookcareers.com, starts to discuss how she was publicly fired from a publishing job and won an Employment Tribunal against a publisher.

In part one Suzanne discusses the build up to her getting the job, what she found when she got there, and the termination of her appointment, as well as gives a few career tips along the way. Part two, the aftermath and tribunal will follow next week.

This is a change to our scheduled podcast topic, due to the alteration of the Pandemic Lockdowns.
If you are struggling and need help, it is fine to say you are not okay. There are several helpline numbers open:-
Samaritans 116 123
CALM 0800 58 58 58
YoungMinds 0800 018 2138
ChildLine 0800 1111
No Panic 0844 967 4848
SANE 0300 304 7000
Get Connected 0808 808 4994

If you are short of food, the free food sharing app Olio is a good place to start


If you are struggling with debts, the following are debt advice charities
National Debtline https://www.nationaldebtline.org
StepChange https://www.stepchange.org

If you are from the UK Book Industry The Book Trade Charity may help with welfare grants https://www.btbs.org
(offices closed until January 4th 2021)

If you need career help – contact us

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