CategoryQuitting a Job

Treated Badly During Notice Period: What To Do?

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The period after putting in your two weeks notice and officially leaving the company can be awkward and uncomfortable. If you’re a good employee, your team will be disappointed that you’re leaving. And if you had some rough spots with your boss, teammates, or colleagues, that could be a period where they put their guard down and use it as opportunity to beat you up a little bit. ...

How Long Do You Give a New Job A Chance?

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Starting a new job should be an exciting time. You’re embarking on a new journey at a new place with people that you chose to work with.  However, not all jobs end up being as great as you expect them to be. And there are times when cracks emerge early after starting a new position.   If you’re in a place where you’re not so sure if your new job is the right fit, then you may be...

My Job Is Killing Me But I Can’t Quit

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Being in a job that is killing you is brutal. Your job consumes more of your waking time than just about any other activity. So if you’re in a job that is making you miserable, not only will the time that you’re at work itself be difficult, but it’s also hard for it not to cascade into other areas of your life.  And it’s particularly difficult if you find yourself in a...

What is a Notice Period?

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As you’re out applying for jobs, you’re likely to come across the term “notice period”. You may be asked about a notice period when submitting a job application. Or you might be asked about it by a recruiter or hiring manager. However it comes up, it’s important to know what “notice period” means and be prepared to answer the question honestly and...

Best Excuses to Quit Your Job Without Notice

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If you’re in a job that you makes you miserable, you may be tempted to want to leave without providing the standard two-weeks notice. But is is a good idea to quit your job without notice? What are the best reasons for doing so and what are the best practices for quitting without notice? This article unpacks all of that questions, and more. Let’s dive in.  When Is It Ok To Quit Your...

I Hate My Job But Can’t Quit: What To Do

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Being in a job that you hate is brutal. Your job consumes more of your waking time than just about any other activity. So if you’re in a job that is making you miserable, not only will the time that you’re at work itself be difficult, but it’s also hard for it not to cascade into other areas of your life.  And it’s particularly difficult if you find yourself in a situation...

How to Calculate Two Weeks Notice

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If you’re getting ready to leave from your current position, whether it’s to work for yourself, start your own business, or take a step back from work entirely, it’s important to resign professionally. And an essential part of doing that is to provide your employer two weeks notice that you will be leaving your job. To that end, this article is going to review how to calculate...

How to Quit a Remote Job

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Technology has changed the way that we interact with the world around us, including our work practices. More and more companies are seeing the benefits of allowing employees to work remotely. Because of this, many people have found themselves working a remote job. Which then means that people also may have to quit a remote job at some point. But how do you quit a remote job? What are the proper...

What Is The Best Day of The Week to Resign From Your Job?

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Life is too short to spend it doing things that don’t serve you. It’s important to use your life and your time wisely, and that includes professionally. Leaving a position of employment is something that everyone will likely experience. And there are many reasons as to why someone would leave their job. Whatever the reason, you’ll have to put in your resignation, but what is the best day of the...

Compulsive Job Quitting: What to Do

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The professional world is hard. There are lots of hours, lots of expectations for what you need to deliver, and lots of difficult people that you need to work with. However, at the end of the day, about 71% of people work a traditional 40 hour week in a professional setting. Meaning that a professional job is the most common way for people to make money. And, if you’re someone that...

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