Topic: quitting your job

3 Signs It’s Time To Leave Your Job

3 Signs Itâs Time To Leave Your Job

Breaking up is hard to do.

There are tears. There are moments when you try to talk yourself out of it.

You tell yourself that it’s for the better, that you’ll grow. But you know that leaving will mean enduring some heartache for a time.

No, I’m not talking about your first love. I’m talking about your job. I’m talking about the difficult decision to let go of a job that you love, and move on to the next phase of your career.
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The Britney Spears Factor: Should You Quit If You Know You’re Going To Be Fired?

The Britney Spears Factor: Should You Quit If You Know Youâre Going To Be Fired?

Last week it was confirmed that superstar Britney Spears would be quitting her judging gig on The X Factor after just one season. The news comes less than two weeks after reports surfaced that she was going to be fired because the show’s producers felt she didn’t meet the expectations that came along with her $15 million contract. The producers are rumored to already have a successor in mind, and the news is expected to be announced within the next 10 days. This brings up a really good career conundrum: If you know you are going to get fired, should you quit or wait for the ax to fall? More »

How To Write The Perfect Resignation Later

How To Write The Perfect Resignation Later

Breaking up is hard to do. I know because I sang that wonderful song in my 4th grade choice. I even had a solo. I loved it. But I learned right away that goodbyes are not easy. Leaving a company that you’ve loved and dedicated your time to for years is no simple matter. And it all starts with the resignation letter. Here’s a couple tips on how to write a good one. More »

Where Do You Go After Trashing Goldman Sachs In ‘The New York Times’?

Where Do You Go After Trashing Goldman Sachs In 'The New York Times'?

The financial industry is abuzz today as an executive director at Goldman Sachs, Greg Smith, took to The Times to warn the Wall Street firm about their impending doom. Smith believes that Goldman has lost the corporate culture of teamwork and customer service that made the 143-year-old company so successful.

After trash-talking his former-employers, I’m just left wondering where Smith plans to work next? More »