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    • ConfusedMan999
    • By ConfusedMan999 26th Feb 18, 7:30 PM
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    Suspended with pay.. Will I be sacked?
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    • 26th Feb 18, 7:30 PM
    Suspended with pay.. Will I be sacked? 26th Feb 18 at 7:30 PM
    Recently started a new job working at a call centre. I have only been doing the job around 10 days, after 2 weeks of training.

    On Friday night last week I received a call, as the call connected my computer system crashed. At this point I could hear no customer on the line. I took off my head set, put it down on my desk, and assumed I would have to restart my computer. As I was doing this I can be heard, after having to listen back to the call with my manager, saying 'F*cking computer'. Obviously not aimed at anyone, it was just uttered to myself. Little did I know a customer was still on the line, after a long while, as I am trying to restart the crashed system, I hear a customer out of nowhere say 'Hello'. I pick up my headset and reply. He says he heard swearing on the line, wants to complain and so on. I went through the call with him, eventually he asks to speak to a manger, and does.

    Now at work today I have been taken into the office and spoken to by my manager and they have asked me what happened, took notes and so on. They then went on to say I am suspended without pay and a discussion about what should happen will next will have to take place and it is considered a sackable offence.

    I'm less then a month into the job including training, what are the chances of me keeping my job? I am not hopeful, suspended with pay is usually the 'You are getting sacked' sign, right?
    Last edited by ConfusedMan999; 28-02-2018 at 7:15 AM.
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    • ConfusedMan999
    • By ConfusedMan999 8th Mar 18, 7:27 AM
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    I don't start until April 3rd, so a bit of a wait, I may take something else in between, I'm undecided. I have money in the bank so I could take an extended holiday until that time if I really wanted to, but this week or so I've been suspended had been boring enough for me.
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