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simply_fired.jpgSimply Fired is a site seeking the best stories about bloggers who have been dooced, and others who’ve been fired in outrageous ways. It is the clever viral brainchild of Simply Hired, an employment agency.
Simply Fired’s contest has prizes for the “funniest, saddest, most outrageous story about how you were fired or laid off.”
One of the most interesting things about the site is the list of stellar judges, including Mark Jen, fired from Google for blogging; Phil “Pud” Kaplan; columnist Guy Kawasaki; journalist Jim Louderback; Business 2.0 writer and blogger Om Malik; Chris Pirillo; Eric Rice, founder of; Steve Rubel; and Biz Stone, who has yet to be fired from Google’s
Simply Hired’s website says its goal “is to make finding your next job a simple yet effective, enjoyable journey.”