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Is "preemptive severance" the same as being fired?

A lot of the responses focus on the higher end of the pay scale and together I think there is an overall consensus on the main points. Is "preemptive severance" actually a thing "...
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How to answer HR question , "Why did I leave my latest company after 7 years"?

The truth is always a good starting point I was very happy there for six years. But than my department was closed and I was transferred into a different role that really wasn't a good fit for me so ...
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How to answer HR question , "Why did I leave my latest company after 7 years"?

Well, you kind of answered it yourself. In case the "firing" was on mutual agreement (i.e., it's not mentioned "fired" in your relieving letter / job certificate or something ...
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Is "preemptive severance" the same as being fired?

Your definition of severance is wrong. Severance isn't always paid because someone is leaving unwillingly. It's just money given when someone leaves, it can be a mutual decision or even something ...
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Is "preemptive severance" the same as being fired?

In france, where you essentially can't be fired, this is even enshrined in law, and called rupture conventionelle (contractual termination). You negociate the terms of your departure with your ...
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Is "preemptive severance" the same as being fired?

Is "preemptive severance" actually a thing, or is the author just wordsmithing terminology to portray it more positively? Yes, this is a thing. From Ask A Manager - severance pay: who gets ...
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Is "preemptive severance" the same as being fired?

This appears to be the same as what Australia terms "voluntary redundancy" (VR for short). A VR is in effect paying somebody to agree to leave. There are various reasons why this might ...
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Is "preemptive severance" the same as being fired?

People like to think that employees are either fired or quit, but in reality, the situations often a lot more complicated. It's somewhat likely that the employee in question was under an employment ...
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Is "preemptive severance" the same as being fired?

Keep in mind that Netflix is a very unusual company. They pay more money than the other FAANGs, but they keep a very small pool of engineers and they're constantly weeding out the non top performers. ...
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Is "preemptive severance" the same as being fired?

So my questions are: Is "preemptive severance" actually a thing, or is the author just wordsmithing terminology to portray it more positively? Is this different from being fired? Would ...
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