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I am about to get fired for not meeting my quota. I am considering

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I am about to get fired for not meeting my quota. I am considering giving my 2 week notice so that I get a least 2 weeks of salary and benefits. Does it make a difference?
Submitted: 7 years ago.
Category: Employment Law
Expert:  Infolawyer replied 7 years ago.
If you resign you wont get unemployment benefits. That is a factor to consider. You may also not get fired and perhaps you can negotiate to remain on at different rate/probation etc.
Customer: replied 7 years ago.

Thanks, but

1) I was told that if I get fired I would probably not qualify for unemployment benefits. I was told that to quit under pressure and to get fired both are a throw of the dice. Only laid off qualifies

2) No other position avaialble so this is it

Expert:  Infolawyer replied 7 years ago.
1. It would be true if the employer contests your application, but harder to win when you resign
2. I see. I just dont see the advantage of resigning, and you can search for another position while still there/
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