Q: I was terminated before I started a job
After selling or giving away much of our personal effects and furniture, accepting an offer on our home, I received a call late Friday that the hiring manager is no longer with the company and the job offer I had signed has been rescinded and terminated.
The feelings I have rushing through me can not be explained as I feel I'm the one free falling through space.
No explanation was given but rather a unsympathetic, "I'm sorry"!?
The call didn't even come from the HR manager but rather from the Director of Health & Wellness which made this even more confusing.
I feel so defeated not only because of the lost of this job, but I also feel I have let down the one person who has been my rock, my wife!
How can a company do this?
Many people have had their job offers rescinded, often for reasons beyond their control.
There are a few reasons why a company might rescind a job offer. One reason is that the company may have lost funding or had to make layoffs. Another reason is that the company may have found a more qualified candidate. In some cases, the company may simply change its mind about the position.
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