No new job on the horizon? Before you quit, consider the basics. It will take about three to six months, sometimes longer, to find a new job. Unless you quit for a good cause, you may not be eligible for unemployment benefits.
When you do leave your job, make sure you're doing it for the right reasons. Don't just quit because you feel undervalued or underpaid before having a conversation with your employer about it first. If you don't try to solve the problems at your current job to the best of your ability, then you may face the same problems at your new job.
How to Quit Your Job Like a Class Act Follow these eight steps to avoid burning bridges or damaging your professional reputation. By Aaron Guerrero, Contributor | July 27, 2015, at 9:00 a.m.
Regardless of why you’re thinking of quitting your job, you need to make a clean exit. Daniel Bortz, Monster contributor Consider the pros and cons of quitting a new job.
Quitting a job over the phone isn't always the most polite way to quit. However, if you are unable to resign in person, quitting over the phone or via email is an alternative. Do keep in mind, if you quit and don't plan on working any more days, it may cost you a good reference.
Chances are that you’ll get a lot of practice quitting jobs over the course of your career. The average worker today stays at a job for 4.6 years, according to the most recent data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics.
As someone who loves security and predictability, to this day I have no idea what came over me. But, regardless of the fact that I didn’t really know what was coming next, I quit my job anyway. Looking back, jumping ship from my full-time position with no firm back-up plan in place probably wasn’t the smartest thing.
Any way you slice it, when you’re quitting a job, you’re sort of firing your employer. It’s somewhat comparable to breaking up with someone. And just like with breaking up with a girlfriend, there’s a right and wrong way to do it. The wrong way is to burn your bridges and leave a bad taste behind.
Ready to quit that job? Here are the positive — and not-so positive — ways to go about giving notice.
"What about the other nine days?" asked Emily. "On Day Two you'll make a list of things you want to document for the next person in your job," I said.