Your choice - you can put that job firing behind you, or wear it like an albatross around your neck.
From Samuel Taylor Coleridge's poem "The Rhyme of the Ancient Mariner". An albatross, a symbol of good luck, landed on the ship and was killed by the captain while the ship was becalmed. The killing was thought to be the reason for a prolonged ecalming. The Captain was forced to wear the albatross as a reminder of the wronghe had done.
God save thee, ancient Mariner From the fiends, that plague thee thus Why look'st thou so ? - With my cross-bow I shot the ALBATROSS. ... Ah. well a-day. what evil looks Had I from old and young Instead of the cross, the Albatross About my neck was hung.