Linked Questions

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Leaving a job very early to accept another offer [duplicate]

I was unemployed for a few months and during that time I interviewed with lots of companies. One of them was very quick and offered me a job very fast. They was not my favorite company and I thought ...
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2answers
1k views

Can I quit a job on the first day? [duplicate]

I'm a 17 year old guy entering his senior year in highschool. I have a car and have to pay for insurance, gas, repairs, etc. I recently applied to a job at my local mexican restaurant, and I got ...
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3answers
39k views

Leaving a new job to relocate for personal reasons? [duplicate]

I've gotten myself in a weird situation and I wanted to know what you smart folks thought . . . I moved to my current city a few years ago. After getting out as much as I can, trying to make friends, ...
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7answers
3k views

Should I quit during probation immediately or first discuss problems with my manager? [duplicate]

I started a new software developer job two months ago with a probation period of six months. Unfortunately I am quite dissatisfied with the company and management. I'm a young and very passionate ...
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4answers
5k views

Quitting a job after one month to join previous employer [duplicate]

I'm a Software Developer by profession, someone who values the quality of work and prefers writing good code rather than fast code. I was working with a product startup for a year with great ...
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3answers
17k views

Is it professional to quit job after 1 month of 6 months probation [duplicate]

I have just started my new job. The company is a really great well-known company to work for (on the benefits perspective), no doubt, but my position itself is not really my expertise. I realize it ...
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3answers
2k views

Resigning after 6 months without a good reason [duplicate]

I've been working at a company in Japan for the past 6 months. I really am not enjoying my life here as much as I thought I would (both at work and out), so I am thinking of handing in my resignation ...
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1answer
613 views

How to quit a job I have been staying for a week? [duplicate]

I am currently a sports analyst. I accepted this job because I love sports, and well when I took the entrance exam I passed it and I was surprised because I am not really good in math. Now one week ...
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3answers
4k views

How to ethically resign after working less than a month? [duplicate]

I'm a newly hired science grad and I don't like my current work. It has only been a week, but I was forced to take this job as there are no responses to my applications; they require experience. My ...
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1answer
9k views

Leaving a job after 2 weeks [duplicate]

I am an IT professional with 12 yrs experience. I have always held all my jobs for 2 year or more. Two weeks ago I joined a software company that is hiring in large numbers. During the time I also had ...
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1answer
2k views

Should I Quit After Only 5 Months [duplicate]

I have been working at my current job for 5 months. Previous to this job, I was a teacher. My current job description was for an educator who would reach out and collaborate with teachers in order to ...
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3answers
5k views

How to gracefully quit after joining a new job within a week? [duplicate]

Basically I had two great opportunities one in a big research organisation and other from a fast paced startup. After some thought and a bit of intuition I though to join the first one but within ...
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3answers
2k views

Quitting a job after 2 days? [duplicate]

I just started my job on campus at a call center 2 days ago. Not only was I horrible at getting donations, but I quickly felt uncomfortable with the job and what it was asking me to do. How do I go ...
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2answers
622 views

How do you leave a company after a short period having taken all vacation time? [duplicate]

I'm a software engineer and I've been working at my current company about 6 months now. This is also my first job out of college and I'm only 21 years old. A friend of mine notified me that a person ...
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2answers
9k views

I'm still on my probation period, but I don't feel that the job is right for me. Can I quit? [duplicate]

My job is in the field I want to work in but not the actual job. I took it because of the pay, but realized it's not something I want to do. I'm still on probation but can't bring myself to tell ...
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1answer
1k views

Job offer,but just started my new job [duplicate]

I recently accepted a position simply because I needed the money. Previously I had applied to another position but they took a month to get back to me, which they finally did today: my first day at ...
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3answers
680 views

How can I gracefully leave a company I just joined if I receive an offer letter from another company I interviewed at? [duplicate]

Sorry for the clumsy title, I'm not sure what's the best way to rephrase this. And sorry in advance for the wall of text, I just feel like without the proper background this will not be a solid ...
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2answers
551 views

I took a job that was dishonestly presented to me. What should I do? [duplicate]

I have taken a job at a company that I deeply respect, being promised the opportunity to see the inner workings, the problem solving aspects and get to work in a competent team, in a field that is ...
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3answers
1k views

Just took new job and unhappy [duplicate]

I have only been in my current position for a few weeks. Before this, I worked for one company for over 8 years. My current position is not panning out how I had hoped. There really isn't much room ...
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1answer
467 views

How should I resign from new job after one shift? [duplicate]

I have only had one shift (induction) at my new job but i really didn't enjoy it. It's only a part time sunday shift at a retail store but I didn't like the people and the tasks involved. I know many ...
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1answer
758 views

Interviewing with Other Companies a Week into Starting New Job [duplicate]

So I'm a new graduate who took months to find a new job. Recently I interviewed, and was very quickly hired, for a semi-decent job which I was more grateful for getting than anything. The work culture ...
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2answers
2k views

resigning from a company in 3 months which I came back to work [duplicate]

I work in a company from which I resigned 5 months ago, and then rejoined. Here is the situation: 3 months after I rejoin, I receive a better offer. Now how do I handle this situation? How do I tell ...
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2answers
504 views

How to quit your job in germany [duplicate]

I work in Germany at a tech company, a couple of months ago my boss decided I don't do well and gave me an improvement plan where they can fire me if I don't do better after some time. This decision ...
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1answer
489 views

How to quit a job after two months? [duplicate]

I started a new job two months ago and so far it's going good - I really like the people I work with, which is what makes this so hard. I used to work at another firm (accounting so same job) about 5 ...
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1answer
906 views

How to gracefully leave a new job [duplicate]

I have a unique situation I want to bounce off you. I've had to change companies recently because of some downsizing in my department. So I interviewed for months and then finally got a really ...
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1answer
646 views

Salary seems very low after joining, how to quit gracefully? [duplicate]

I recently joined a company which is located in Cambridge(UK) and this is the first time I am visiting this place. The office is a research organisation and its location is in a very remote area, the ...
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2answers
442 views

how should i approach my boss with my resignation letter? [duplicate]

So the time has come for me to hand my notice in, as I'm going back to the company I left 6 months ago returning to a higher position making more money and with a good training program set out for me. ...
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1answer
477 views

Resignation during probation period without notice [duplicate]

I am working as a laborer for five months now but now got a skill job offer which require me to start work urgent. I spoke with my present company and then put in my resignation. But the company is ...
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1answer
834 views

changing job after 1 month of promotion [duplicate]

I have been working in X department for the past 3 years and have been promoted to Manager in Y department last month, through an internal job posting. However, I have just received a very ...
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4answers
490 views

I have started my new job but I think I do not like it. What should I do? [duplicate]

I have accepted a job offer and started the new job for about 3 months now. I do not enjoy this job as much as I had imagined. The job is fine, not too hard to do, and the time is flexible. However, i ...
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2answers
334 views

Just graduated college, was hired and now I have another offer [duplicate]

I graduated college in September of 2017. Upon graduation a was able to land a job with a company I had interned with for a year and three months. I have been employed full-time with this company for ...
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1answer
484 views

Ethics of Accepting a Job Offer with the knowledge that I may soon leave [duplicate]

Within the next week, I'm expecting to hear back regarding two offers: one for further education in another country in about 4-5 months' time, and another for a part-time job beginning in the next ...
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1answer
462 views

Is it wrong to leave a company shortly after starting? [duplicate]

I am currently a contract employee for one company. That company is ending my contract in the next week or so. I have been interviewing at other places, some looking very promising as permanent ...
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2answers
343 views

How do I resign from a job I just started without offending anyone? [duplicate]

I started a new job about a month and a half ago. From day one I didn't like it and felt that it wasn't for me. Initially, I assumed that I was only feeling that way because it was new to me and ...
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1answer
358 views

Switching to a different job immediately after taking a new one [duplicate]

I have been interning for a large company for about two years now. For about the past 6 months, the company has been looking to find someplace to move me into fulltime. They finally found me a new ...
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2answers
244 views

When to move to a new web development job despite recently starting my current one? [duplicate]

5 months ago I started a new job as a web developer which was a much desired change that was also a complete career transition for me. Even though I took a massive pay and benefits cut from my ...
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1answer
227 views

Accepting a new job offer shortly after starting a job [duplicate]

So I am a graduate, nothing's confirmed yet, but I want to prepare for this hypothetical situation just in case. I'm currently desperate for a job, so I applied for not only jobs in the industry I ...
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1answer
284 views

can I leave a job after two weeks? [duplicate]

Is it okay to quit a job if you're not interested any more? I want to quit the company, but my sister is also working here and I don't want to risk her employment.
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2answers
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I'm going to leave a state job a few months after starting. Will this hurt me in the future? [duplicate]

First, I'd like to apologize if my questions come off as naive. I graduated 15 months ago and I'm new to having a career. I've just started a job at a university in Florida, which makes me a state ...
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1answer
537 views

How to quit after a month when there is nothing wrong with the job or my performance [duplicate]

I started a really good job 3weeks ago, I am actually very good at what I am doing here and have made an impact. There is nothing wrong with the role, it's as I expected, in fact much more high ...
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0answers
104 views

How to quit shortly after starting in the best possible way? [duplicate]

I spent last months searching for jobs. The positions I applied for are mid-level white-collar jobs. This week I've started a job I wan't sure I should accept. The first reason was it's a temporary ...
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8answers
17k views

How do I maintain a good relationship with an employer after resigning?

I'm working my first job and would like to have my current boss as a reference if possible. But if I leave, it's almost certainly going to be a resignation to move to another job. I feel like I'm ...
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5answers
21k views

What is the right approach to quit a job during probation period for a competing offer?

Two weeks ago I joined a new company and during the hiring process I used a competing offer to increase the proposed salary. Now that competing offer from the other company has increased to almost 2x ...
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5answers
7k views

Is it unprofessional to leave a job early as a trainee?

So I recently got a job at a cellphone company. Don't get me wrong. I love the job. It taught me a lot of things. I love the people there and my boss. But I had a very uncomfortable situation with ...
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4answers
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Should I quit because I'm not up to the job?

I am currently working in a small firm of less than 20 people as an only software engineer for a contract position for doing a software application. I am currently not confident that I can finish the ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...

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