10 Ways to Get Yourself Fired
By Dylan Pomerantz
Being a contingent employee is never a secure gig. Whether you are an adjunct making peanuts or a corporate consultant making $200 an hour, your employment is at-will and terminable for the slightest of reasons.
In academe, your job performance is often less relevant to your continued employment than other, ancillary factors. What follows are some of those factors—things that won’t get you fired immediately from the job but will get you nonrenewed at the end of your annual contract.