CategoryQuitting a Job

Threatening to Quit as Leverage: Should You Do It?

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If you’re in a job where you feel like you’re underpaid, or there are things about the job that you’d like that change, then you may be considering some different paths to getting what you want.  And one of those options that you may be thinking about is threatening to quit as leverage. But is doing so a good idea? What risks does it present to you if it doesn’t work...

Should I Quit My Job With Nothing Else Lined Up?

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Being in a job that you don’t like is awful. Your work consumes more of your time than just about any other activity. So when you’re in a situation that you don’t like, it’s hard for it not to just steal the joy of your day to do day life.  And when you’re stuck in a job that you hate, and your job is making you miserable, it can be tempting to want to leave as...

I Feel Like Quitting My Job Every Day: What To Do

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Your job is an incredibly important part of your life that impacts you in many ways. And if you are not enjoying your work, it can cascade into other areas like your general mood, relationships, etc. So if you don’t like your professional situation and you find yourself thinking “I feel like quitting my job every day,” then it can be tempting to want to make a change as soon as...

Scared to Leave A Comfortable Job: What to Do

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Being in a job that you enjoy and that feels safe and comfortable is a great thing. Honestly, if you’ve found that, you should feel lucky. That said, after a while in a comfortable job, there are times when we feel the itch to go do something more. Maybe to go increase your salary, get yourself a promotion, or just get experience a new environment. Change is scary though. And it’s...

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 Put in Your Two Weeks Notice

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When leaving a job, it a common etiquette to give your employer two weeks notice that you’re resigning from your position. Doing so helps to give them time to get their affairs in order to find your replacement, and also can help you to leave on good terms. This article is going to review best practices for how to put in your two weeks notice. It will cover what a two weeks notice is, why...

Resignation Date: What Does It Mean?

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As you’re getting ready to put in your two weeks notice and leave your current role for another company, you will run into different terminology. You’ll see language like resignation date, termination date, job ending date, or similar. To that end, this article is going to define what the term “resignation date” means and answer some related FAQs.  Resignation Date...

5 Essential Rules to Resign Professionally

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Resigning from your job is an emotional process for all sides. It’s a big life transition for the person leaving the job and is challenging for the employer as they now need to find a quality replacement. Ultimately, when you’re resigning from your job, you want to do it professionally and leave on good terms. And it’s in your best interest to do that for a variety of reasons...

How To Tell Your Manager That You’re Quitting

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Deciding to quit your job, whether to work for another company, start your own business, or just to take a break from work can be an exciting time. However, it is also a time that can be filled with a lot of nerves. And one of the most common things that people are nervous about is how to tell their manager that they’re quitting.  To help you navigate what has the potential to be an...

Should I Take a Lower Paying Job to Be Happier?

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A very common question from job seekers on forums like Reddit and Quora is centered around how they should prioritize stress versus money. Folks will often ask if they should leave a job that they enjoy for more money or if they should leave a job they hate for less money. This post is focused on the latter case, and is written to help people decide if they should take a lower paying job to be...

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