Linked Questions

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9answers
14k views

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 ...
25
votes
4answers
6k views

I have an upcoming performance review but I'm planning to leave work within a couple months [duplicate]

I don't enjoy the work with my current employer and I'm planning to leave within the next couple months. I'd like to start doing some freelance work and travel. The people at my current workplace ...
17
votes
4answers
3k views

Is it wrong to not update my boss about my plans to leave the company? [duplicate]

I resigned from my company and my boss took it very personally. I am a software dev and found myself in a position of a sole owner and maintainer of a rather complicated project. I gave a proper ...
1
vote
3answers
550 views

When to inform my manager that I want to leave in one year from now? [duplicate]

I have been working in this company for the past 3 years. This is my first job, I started it as an intern while I was studying for faculty. I was then hired as Software Junior, and this year I was ...
3
votes
2answers
2k views

Should I hand in my resignation at the end of the month or when I decide to leave? [duplicate]

According to the law in Poland when I hand in my resignation letter I'm obliged to work till the end of the following month (i.e. end of April if I hand it in in March) no matter if I do it on the ...
0
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1answer
2k views

When to give notice if I'm leaving the country in a few months? [duplicate]

I started working at a small company (less than 10 employees) in early January. My fiancée is finishing teacher's college and is graduating this summer. During the interview (mid December), I ...
0
votes
1answer
468 views

Advice on Telling Employer about Relocation with Issues [duplicate]

My husband just accepted a job in another city- which means relocation for my family. I need my paycheck and insurance (I am the primary) for as long as possible. My husband’s timeline is around ...
1
vote
2answers
320 views

Should I bring up plans to leave during a negotiation with my boss about pay? [duplicate]

I'm a developer in a tech company and have been here for only about 3 months as a contract worker. As my boss has been happy with the work I have done, he is going to discuss with me (in about a week ...
4
votes
3answers
663 views

Employer has offered a promotion and training, but I am planning on leaving in 8 months - should I take? [duplicate]

I have been working at this company for almost a year now, and I have been offered a promotion and training to go with. My old job here will be cut, that is part of the reason why I have been offered ...
0
votes
3answers
183 views

Should I reveal my graduate school plans when I plan to work for only a year? [duplicate]

I am new to stackexchange. I don't want to say my countries if it's okay for anonymity. TL;DR I plan to work while applying for a PhD. How much of my PhD application plans do I have to disclose? My ...
-2
votes
1answer
180 views

How soon should I communicate to my employer I am looking into pursuing a doctorate? [duplicate]

I'm working as a software developer in a company doing product R&D consulting. I've been here for 10 months and it's my first full-time job after graduating with a Masters last year. For various ...
2
votes
1answer
369 views

How do I make it clear to my employer that I want to give 4 weeks notice to our client? [duplicate]

I work as a contractor for a major company in Western Europe, since September. By contractor, I mean that I am employed by a company, which sells my time to a client (the major company). I am not ...
81
votes
11answers
12k views

If my employer is planning a big project around me, should I tell them I'm looking for a new job?

I've been in meetings all week with my small company's owners, planning a big project for which I am a critical resource. However, meanwhile I'm looking for a job. My company has pretty low ...
81
votes
8answers
21k views

Hearing rumors one of my employees is interviewing elsewhere

I am the manager of a small team of software engineers. One of the business folks came to me the other day and let me know that one of my employees was overheard several times on the phone setting up ...
87
votes
5answers
26k views

How do I go about resigning in a company that doesn't allow two weeks' notice?

I'm in a situation where I must resign from a team that is in over their heads with a huge project. They're even currently looking to hire a couple of people to help distribute the work. What they don'...
15
votes
5answers
5k views

Giving my employer two year's notice [duplicate]

I'm currently employed as an engineer. I've been at my current job for about 4 years. I'm quite happy with the work, and with my coworkers, and with the working environment as a whole; I honestly have ...
12
votes
4answers
2k views

Is two-weeks notice not standard at software startups?

Next month I'm quitting my job (my new job doesn't start until March 13). This is the first time I've really done this, the only other time the entire team was fleeing a sinking ship and I quit to a ...
13
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4answers
4k views

Should I wait for an offer letter? [duplicate]

I had written a test, and had an interview 2 weeks ago. At the end of the interview the person had told me that an actual offer can take time, however, if things don't work out they can let me know ...
6
votes
2answers
6k views

Should I demand payment of a promised, documented bonus revoked after giving my 2 weeks notice? [closed]

I am leaving my employer after almost 5 years for a career in a different field. I just passed a major milestone in my current field (independent licensure), and the company I am at has a standard ...
-3
votes
1answer
5k views

If I resign before my annual bonus is paid, will I get it anyway? [closed]

My company will pay bonuses at the end of May. If I resign before that, are there any chances of still receiving it?
2
votes
2answers
771 views

Am I in a “supervisory relationship” as an unofficial team-lead? [closed]

Am I in a "supervisory relationship," or do I have a "reporting responsibility" over a colleague in a team I happen to be the most experienced developer on? Company policies: If employees begin a ...
0
votes
3answers
217 views

When should I give my notice if I know I'm going to switch jobs in a few months? [duplicate]

I currently work in a small (< 10 employees) company, and basically we make web sites and services to clients. Currently we have 3 developers, including me. The other developers have much less ...
1
vote
1answer
213 views

Giving additional notice to avoid employer costs

My notice period is 1 month, and I intend to resign in the next month or so for a change of lifestyle and to go travelling. However, my boss has mentioned putting our team on some expensive training, ...