Whether you've gotten a pink slip or arrived late to an important meeting, career expert Lois P. Frankel explains how to deal when you screw up at work. Plus: Watch this video for tips on how to wow any boss.
IF YOU GET LAID OFF: Avoid the temptation to throw your computer out of the window. In this economy you need to start immediately. Even if you only have one day left at your job, use the time to network with your co-workers and find out about opportunities that aren't posted on mega-job boards. If possible, get a reference letter from your boss and grill HR about your severance package, unemployment benefits, and 401(k). Try one of these 7 kickass new jobs to restart your career.
IF YOUR BOSS SEES YOUR FACEBOOK PAGE AND COMMENTS ON AN EMBARRASSING PHOTO: Untag the photo immediately and do damage control. Approach your boss and say, "I just want to let you know I took down that Facebook photo you commented on. It made me see how unprofessional it was. ThankRead More »from How to Solve Any Work Crisis