BURGER KING® restaurants uniquely use fire to flame grill the WHOPPER® sandwich, also known as AMERICA'S FAVORITE BURGER®. Getting fired might not be fun, but at BURGER KING® restaurants getting fired like the flame-grilled WHOPPER® sandwich is always a good thing.

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GETTING FIRED REALLY SUCKS. BUT GETTING A FREE WHOPPER® SANDWICH DOESN'T. BURGER KING® RESTAURANTS O ...

GETTING FIRED REALLY SUCKS. BUT GETTING A FREE WHOPPER® SANDWICH DOESN'T. BURGER KING® RESTAURANTS OFFER WHOPPER® SEVERANCE. (Photo: Business Wire)

This is why BURGER KING® restaurants will give a free WHOPPER® Sandwich to anyone who's been fired. But there's a hook. You must publicly confess to getting canned on LinkedIn. 1 That's right:  own your fire!

Go to LinkedIn and post the following public message admitting you got fired, "I got fired. I want a free Whopper. #WhopperSeverance." Those who post will receive a personalized link to get registered and receive a WHOPPER® Severance package in the mail complete with a BURGER KING® restaurant gift card. 2

It has been said, that when one door closes another one opens - in this case, a door for a delicious flame grilled WHOPPER® sandwich. And because getting fired can be difficult, BURGER KING® restaurants have partnered with the career satisfaction experts at The Muse to offer 30-minute one-on-one Q+A sessions to the first 100 participants who post and register. 2

Part of the BURGER KING® brand's mission is to hire hungry and hardworking people and over the past 3 years, the brand has created over 50,000 new jobs globally. For over 63 years, BURGER KING® restaurants have used fire to flame grill. While getting fired sucks, for BURGER KING® restaurants fire-grilling is a good thing.

1Disclaimer: LinkedIn is not a part of this activation. 2 No purchase necessary. You must be 18+ years old. Open to residents of the 50 US States and DC. Void where prohibited. Limited time only. Offer valid 8/29/17-9/1/17 for the first 2500 people to visit website or Linkedin® and post the required information and follow the information you receive. Limit one (1) Offer per person. While supplies last. Entry details and Official Rules at www.WhopperSeverance.com.

About BURGER KING®

Founded in 1954, the BURGER KING® brand is the second largest fast food hamburger chain in the world. The original HOME OF THE WHOPPER®, the BURGER KING® system operates more than 15,000 locations in approximately 100 countries and U.S. territories. Almost 100 percent of BURGER KING® restaurants are owned and operated by independent franchisees, many of them family-owned operations that have been in business for decades. The BURGER KING® brand is owned by Restaurant Brands International Inc. (TSX,NYSE:QSR), one of the world's largest quick service restaurant companies with more than $27 billion in system-wide sales and over 23,000 restaurants in more than 100 countries and U.S. territories. To learn more about the BURGER KING® brand, please visit the BURGER KING® brand website at www.bk.com or follow us on Facebook and Twitter.

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