Linked Questions

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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 ...
48
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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 ...
43
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9answers
274k views

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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5answers
22k 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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4answers
8k views

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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5answers
9k views

Forced to move to the new Company [closed]

I worked at company A (banking company) as an IT Developer in developing internal company applications. However due to government regulations, banking companies are prohibited from developing internal ...
15
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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 ...
14
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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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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 ...
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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 ...
6
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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
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 ...
6
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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 ...
6
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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 ...
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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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