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    Filling out an application form at the moment, it's asking if I left my second to last job of my own accord.

    Basically, what happened was this -
    * I was tupe'd over when the nightclub I worked in first went bust and was bought out by this company
    * I worked happily there for 6 months until I went to uni in September 2010
    * I continued to come back and do odd shifts here and there over holidays (christmas 2010, easter 2011)
    * Sometime between me going back to uni for my second year in September 2011 and coming home for Christmas (which I was unable to work for as I was back in my home town for about a week) my manager left
    * Late January 2012 I got a letter telling me my employment had been terminated :confused:

    I later found out this was because the new manager basically came in, logged into the system and did a search for anyone who hadn't worked in the past 3 months and fired them, which I was obviously in.

    Does this count as a dismissal?
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    If you got a letter to state your employment was terminated then IMO it would definitely count as a dismissal.


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    But it wasn't my fault? If I put no are they going to reject me from this job straight away?

    I didn't query it at the time because I didn't really care too much; it was a lot of hassle and as I said, I was away at uni most of the time.
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    (Original post by kiss_me_now9)
    Filling out an application form at the moment, it's asking if I left my second to last job of my own accord.
    They are asking the question in order to dig out those that were actively fired for performance or disciplinary issues. As you weren't, you can reasonably answer Yes to this question. If you want to be scrupulously accurate you can say you were laid off when part-time staff numbers were reduced.
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    (Original post by threeportdrift)
    They are asking the question in order to dig out those that were actively fired for performance or disciplinary issues. As you weren't, you can reasonably answer Yes to this question. If you want to be scrupulously accurate you can say you were laid off when part-time staff numbers were reduced.
    Does this sound ok?

    "Laid off due to all part time and casual workers hours being decreased. As I was at university I was unable to commit to the hours needed."
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    (Original post by kiss_me_now9)
    Does this sound ok?

    "Laid off due to all part time and casual workers hours being decreased. As I was at university I was unable to commit to the hours needed."
    Just put "laid off due to part time and casual workers hours being decreased"

    You don't need to put an explanation as to WHY you weren't full time.
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    (Original post by kiss_me_now9)
    Does this sound ok?

    "Laid off due to all part time and casual workers hours being decreased. As I was at university I was unable to commit to the hours needed."

    You only really need the first part, but the second part is fine also.
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    (Original post by kiss_me_now9)
    Does this sound ok?

    "Laid off due to all part time and casual workers hours being decreased. As I was at university I was unable to commit to the hours needed."
    I don't really like the term "laid off". If hours were reduced and not replaced, you were made redundant.


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