i had never been fired before in my life, until today.
last night i got cut from my shift because i had a “bad attitude”. i don’t disagree with them, but i talked to the manager about the reasons behind my attitude (we were overstaffed and everyone was bored and not making any money. plus i felt that 2 people were being snappy with me and treating me unfairly – one of those being his wife). i told him that i was stressed with school at the moment and i would change my attitude and hang in there until we got busy again. problem solved, so i thought.
then i get a phone call today saying that he talked it over with his wife and they think it’s best to terminate our relationship. WTF? i can’t have ONE bad day? ONE bad day which i apologized for? it seems like they were looking for a reason to get rid of me and i’m not sure why. i have never had any other complaints and am one of the best servers they have. the only thing i can think of is that i don’t quite fit in with the other staff (all 20 yr old college students that are stoned on the job half the time and like to goof around a lot). i also wasn’t afraid to speak my mind when i didn’t think things were going well and i don’t think they liked that.
i am a little shocked but i’m trying to stay positive and hope it is for the better.