Dos and Don'ts of Getting Fired


You may be a star employee, but the odds are still against you. If you are under age 30, you have a whopping 90 percent chance of getting fired in the next 20 years, a leading human resources executive told author Harvey Mackay.

"It's not a question of if you'll be fired, it's a question of when," Mackay says in his book 'We're Fir ed... and It's the Best Thing That Ever Happened to Us' (Random House). If you're one of the unlucky majority, keep in mind Mackay's tips to keep your career -- and dignity -- in tact when the axe falls.