Linked Questions

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9answers
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Should I tell my workplace that I’m thinking of quitting? [duplicate]

The long and short of it is that my workplace is chaotic and mismanaged. I have made numerous attempts to fix issues but I’m always blocked by someone more senior than me. It’s very stressful and I’m ...
2
votes
5answers
433 views

When switching job, should I make the “last condition” to the former employer, and if so, how? [duplicate]

I have not been satisfied with my current job so I found another one. The new contract is not signed yet, but it is in my hands. I need to tell the current employer I am leaving. If the current ...
0
votes
1answer
334 views

Talk before quitting job [duplicate]

Next week I'll have a talk to my manager, saying that I intend to quit my job due to various reasons ('politics', not able to get a fair, interesting task, which has severe impact on my (technical) ...
2
votes
1answer
761 views

Asking for a raise without sounding like I am threatening to leave? Is this even possible? [duplicate]

Facts: I worked for a company for 1 year and then joined my recent company I really enjoy working here I have 10+ years in sw development I really think (honestly) that I am an employee that anyone ...
203
votes
11answers
36k views

How do I professionally let my manager know I'll quit over cigarette smoke in the office?

My manager just started allowing smoking cigarettes in the office today because he and another guy like it. I hate it and I'm having trouble breathing. I'm considering walking out this afternoon but I ...
195
votes
8answers
130k views

How should I properly approach my boss if I'm feeling underpaid?

I started working at my current company as a Software Engineer about 2 years ago. When I received my offer, it was $5k less than what was agreed to during my interview and non-negotiable. However I ...
10
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6answers
1k views

Should one explicitly say they are open to a counter-offer upon quitting?

I have a job that involves too much travelling for my work-life balance. I have discussed it many times with my manager, got a lot of promises, but there has been no long term improvement. I have ...
3
votes
4answers
842 views

Communicating to employer that commitment-/retention-agreement is legally void

Background: I´m located in Germany. Four years ago, I started a master program next to work which ended two years ago. The cost for the program was $50k of which I paid half, and the other half was ...
3
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2answers
1k views

How to tell my manager that I will leave if things don't change without offending him? [duplicate]

I'm a Web developer. My annual performance review is approaching. How can I tell my manager in a very professional way that I don't like the projects I have being working on at the company; If I'm not ...
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3answers
1k views

Is it unprofessional to dangle a carrot when asking to be replaced? [closed]

I'm considering resigning my salaried position. I want to leave on good terms. When asking to be replaced, would it be unprofessional to pose what is essentially an ultimatum? I had expected the ...
-1
votes
1answer
3k views

How to say to employer, that I want to continue job? [closed]

I work in a startup. My team has 4 members and a total of 5 full-time members are there in my company. We work very hard like any other start-up, may be more. There has been lots of pressure from my ...
0
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2answers
435 views

Appropriate use of leverage

I've been job hunting for a few weeks since getting stuck with a strange VP and being mislead with salary changes. I have a few offers that are starting to show up, but in the middle of all my ...
0
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1answer
886 views

I had the best performance review on the team, but another colleague was promoted [closed]

I am a web developer in a large financial institution (~1,5k employees). Our team is composed of 3 developers and 1 supervisor. I have worked really hard in the last 3 years, including unpaid ...