Author: Kate Daniel


Kate Daniel is a professional writer, journalist, and editor with experience writing articles and blog posts for a variety of print and online publications. She has reported on and written about a variety of topics ranging from homelessness and mental health to personal finance and fashion. Kate obtained her degree in English and journalism from Eastern Washington University. She lives on Whidbey Island (near Seattle). See more of Kate’s work on Contently.

8 things to immediately do if you get fired

No matter how angry, depressed, or confused you may be, and regardless of whether you feel the reason for termination is valid, it’s essential to keep your act together and maintain a professional demeanor. Swearing, raising your voice, spewing personal attacks, or otherwise creating a scene accomplishes nothing and can ultimately make things worse.