On Being Fired – Part Two

Dec 27, 2020

Episode 103 of bookcareers.com Live

In Episode 103 of bookcareers.com Live, Suzanne Collier, founder of bookcareers.com, continues the story of how she was publicly fired from a publishing job and won an Employment Tribunal against a publisher.

In part two Suzanne discusses the aftermath of being fired, how others reacted, what it was like going to an Employment Tribunal and future job interviews, as well as giving a few career tips along the way.

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 (we are open 29th, 30th December 2020).

You can talk about any of the issues mentioned in this podcast on our bookcareers.com/live platform. Or why not discuss this episode across social media using the hashtag #bookcareers?

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