Linked Questions

14
votes
7answers
3k views

How should I give notice of my resignation to a boss who has been a fantastic mentor?

So recently I was offered a job with a VERY substantial raise. The problem is I need to resign (give 4 weeks notice) to my current employer. Usually this wouldn't be a problem but my boss has been a ...
15
votes
3answers
41k views

It is OK to leave a new job after 6 months for a new offer?

6 months ago I interviewed at two companies (Company A and Company B), heavily interested in working at both. Ultimately, Company B said I was overqualified, but they'd love to keep me in mind if a ...
6
votes
4answers
5k views

Would it be unprofessional to quit an internship early?

I currently am an engineer, interning for a couple of years at a great company. I am paid well for an intern and my manager treats me very well. However, there's a couple of problems. Very few people ...
7
votes
4answers
2k views

I'm handing in my resignation tomorrow- I'm worried I will get backlash from the owner

When I first started in the company I was specifically told by my boss who is the owner that they wanted someone long term and who wasn't going to jump ship. I nodded and said I understand that but ...
5
votes
3answers
749 views

How do I explain to my manager that I am searching/found a new job at another company? [duplicate]

I have been working as an R&D Engineer at Company A for a year now and have decided to start looking for new employment opportunities due to financial reasons. Company A has given me a ton of ...
6
votes
4answers
1k views

How do I tell my boss I'm leaving to start my own business? [duplicate]

TLDR How do I tell my boss of ~9 months that I want to leave to run my own business? I will start with a bit of (relevant) background to this question to give some context. I was a self employed web ...
1
vote
2answers
5k views

Started a new job (3 weeks). I just got an offer from another company that I interviewed at the same time [closed]

I have just started a new job 1, but really wanted this other position at Job 2. Since 3 weeks into Job 1, Job 2 gave me an offer that pays almost 25% more and has great benefits (Job 1 does not ...
6
votes
2answers
1k views

Afraid to leave my first job [closed]

I'm facing the following problem: I started software development internship year and a half ago, I've passed the internship and now I'm full time software developer. The thing is my company has zero ...
9
votes
2answers
2k views

How to gracefully quit from a job/company I like (better offer elsewhere)?

I have been working for this great company for less than a year now and I have been offered a position with even a better company and the pay is way higher. I love the company I am working for, but ...
4
votes
5answers
3k views

How to handle a situation where my new employer is not assigning me work? [closed]

I have a most odd situation: after a long career in a big company I made a switch to another big company but things have definitely not been as they were described when I was in an interview. The ...
6
votes
2answers
1k views

Can I recover from quitting a horrible first job after a month and a half?

Due to extreme pressure from my parents, I foolishly accepted the first job I was offered, even though it has nothing to do with my strengths or interests. I might have stuck with it for a while for ...
-2
votes
5answers
673 views

How to resign smoothly after having made promises during interviews [closed]

When I was interviewing, I was very excited to join this company. My resume tells I am a job hopper, they told me why should we hire you? I convinced them, but I explained why I want to change ...
0
votes
2answers
3k views

Want to quit first job after 3 weeks [duplicate]

I'm 17. I got this job at a popular retail high street store and I hate it. I dread going to work without feeling sick. I feel guilty if I can't stay late for overtime (due to travel reasons). I feel ...
1
vote
3answers
7k views

How to get an early resignation during probation period? [duplicate]

I joined a company before a month and I am finding it difficult to adjust here, I have another offer which expires in another week. The notice period is one month in probation period but I want to ...
0
votes
1answer
764 views

Is quitting after saying that you would like to stay ethical/professional? Will it affect my career? [closed]

DISCLAIMER: in order to avoid as much as possible subjective views (I'd like an objective view on the matter), I am on purpose not writing any "question-background". After having read "How can one ...

15 30 50 per page