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If you are doing these things, chances are you will lose your job

Bhupendra Sharma
14th Sep 2016
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Nobody likes to lose a job, especially when it's his only source of income. However, there are certain things that employees keep doing without thinking much about their after-effects, which ultimately lead to their termination from their current job. So here is a list of things you need to stop doing.

Not mingling with your team

Your workplace is where you spend a large part of your day, and if you don't mingle with other co-workers, chances are you won't survive for long. This attitude of yours will either put you in a state of melancholy or detach you from everyone around, which will ultimately lay the groundwork for your termination from the current job.

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Not taking initiatives

Whenever a new project comes, or activity is announced, the senior management looks out for young employees who want to take an initiative and execute that project successfully. It's a sign that the employee is serious about his job and intends to reach onto newer heights. By not taking any such initiative, you send an exact opposite message to the higher management that you're not serious about your future with the organisation.

Searching for jobs using your company's internet

You're the dumbest person alive if you think you can watch/download movies or apply for new jobs using your office internet, and no one will catch you. Switching to incognito mode can't save you for long. Sooner or later your company's IT department will come to know about it. So, hold on until you reach home.

Coming late and leaving early

We've all done or at least thought about coming late to work and leaving early at some point in our professional lives. There's no risk in coming late to work occasionally, but issues happen when it becomes a habit. Believe it or not, the management knows it all. If it's not pulling the trigger now, chances are it's waiting for the right opportunity.

Missing your project deadlines regularly

Each time a new project is assigned to you, a lot of expectations, delivery pressure and risk of losing a client come with it. By missing your project delivery deadlines on a regular basis, you're causing a lot of revenue and customer loss to your organization. Trust me; it won't have a happy ending for you.

Dating your boss' daughter

Worst case scenario is dating your boss' daughter. Okay fine, she's the most beautiful girl around, but don't forget her father is your boss. It's the worst crime you can commit [unless you're Harvey Specter] at the workplace. I strongly advise you to back off!

Getting into fight with your co-workers

There's hardly any employee who has never felt frustrated, cheated and lost at his workplace. Nothing unreal in that. But don't do something foolish - like abusing your boss or getting into a fight with your co-workers. Organisations take strict actions against such people.

Apart from these common actions, there are many other things that can lay the groundwork for your termination from the current job. So, act smart and be professional if you don't want to lose your job in a foolish manner.

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