There are many reasons that companies fire employees. If you take a look at stories about getting fired shared by About.com readers you'll find a variety of reasons people were fired from their job, including getting fired for a Facebook comment, for having a bad attitude, and for asking for a lighter schedule, just to mention a few of the almost 200 submissions we have received, to date.
Despite the variety of responses, the reasons that most employees get fired are consistent - violation of company policies and procedures, spending time at work on personal business, poor performance on the job, and excessive absenteeism.
Here are the top 10 reasons for getting fired, what you can do if your job is terminated, collecting unemployment when you have been fired and more information on job termination.
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