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April 25, 2009

Top 6 reasons to fire your employees in the IT slowdown

Filed under: Corporate life,Life — Abhinav Sahai @ 9:22 pm
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Are you the owner of an IT firm who does not have enough projects and are thinking of laying-off your employees, but can’t figure out the reasons to show them the door ! Read on to find out the top reasons which you can use to fire them.

Get Fired


Reason 1. You send too many mails. Reportedly India’s top firms are firing employees who send too many mails and believe it or not they say it’s “disciplinary action”.

Reason 2. You tapped that cigarette smoke on the floor. How dare you do that? Even though you are in the smoking zone, you cannot drop the ash on the floor. Any guys listening? beware.

Reason 3. You did not take the BUS-PASS. You cannot afford to do that my dear employee. Yes that’s true as well. Heard of a top-notch IT company firing its employees because he did not take the bus pass and was traveling in the company bus. Man, what a BIGG mistake was that. I am glad I did that just for 10 days and wasn’t caught. Phew! a narrow escape I guess.


Reason 4. Ask them to join the BPO. If there’s anyone who rates the sector which created hundreds of thousands of jobs in India then it’s an IT professional. So what better way to say bye-bye to them than asking them to join the BPO. Its like you don’t ask them to quit but still they will do it and your purpose will be solved.


Reason 5. Organize unnecessary tests. After so many years of studying and clearing those exams, one imagines that once we get into job we imagine and expect that we won’t have to face them again. But thanks to recession companies have started organizing tests and asking people especially on bench to take them and what’s worse is that if you don’t clear them, you will be FIRED.

Reason 6. If somehow you escaped from the above conditions even then you are not safe because this reason is something which will definitely fire you. IF YOU ARE FOUND STRETCHING YOURSELF (STRETCHING HANDS TO EASY OUT, READ AS “ANGDAYI “ IN HINDI) IN THE TEST, YOU WILL BE FIRED. This is something India’s top IT firm has implemented in its training center recently.

They are just looking for reasons, how impracticable they may seem, companies are least bothered. All they want is to see the staff off because they can’t bear them anymore.

Recently I met an employee in one of those firms and I’ll end with what he had to say, “They are just looking for reasons, even if you shit in a wrong manner, you will be shown the door”.

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4 Comments »

  1. @abhinav
    Another nice article,i know you have a personal experience of this post. :P

    Suggestions:
    The fonts seems to be drag from the word file.Please recheck the post and remove the unwanted “fonts” and “styles” that brings by the word file. :P

    Comment by honeytech — April 26, 2009 @ 4:57 am | Reply

  2. @honeytech
    hey thanks a lot for the compliment, though I personally didn’t experience any of these but yes my dear close friends have been through it so it was almost like a personal experience for me.
    yes u are damn correct with the fonts thing…advice taken and to be implemented

    Comment by AbhinavSahai — April 26, 2009 @ 10:30 am | Reply

  3. hahaha…

    interesting post. so many gud reasons to kick ppl out.
    esp the last one

    one thing more..i wonder why all of a sudden these reasons have come into action. Faults are the ultimate coz of recession or recession is the ultimate coz of faults! still wondering..

    Comment by Swati — April 27, 2009 @ 9:08 pm | Reply

  4. we still wonder that how can these be the reasons for kicking people out, and people like you and me wonder as well as laugh…. But in all a good post with added masala sprinkled on all hops, before reaching your blog and then to the outer world.

    Comment by Gurpreet Singh Bhatia — May 5, 2009 @ 7:22 pm | Reply


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