If you leave your job without valid cause, you are self-inflicted unemployed.
If you’re dismissed by your employer, you are not self-inflicted unemployed.
If you are dismissed by reason of conduct, you may risk being considered self-inflicted unemployed.
You are also self-inflicted unemployed if you
- Turn down a job facilitated by the Jobcenter
- Turn down or discontinue an offer for activation or re-training
- Refuse to prepare or revise your job plan
- Accept a too short notice of termination.