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Questions tagged [quitting]

Questions about leaving one's job.

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Working on company projects during internship

I graduated before the enddate of my internship. I have 3 weeks left until the enddate and I have been put to work on regular employee's tasks while not being paid minimum wage and my internship ...
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Is it unethical to quit my job during company crisis? [on hold]

Without going into great detail, the situation is: My contract doesn't contain explicit terms on the specifics of handling a crisis, but some crisis is to be expected and our team is responsible to ...
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Moving to a different country soon, when/how do I tell my team/manager?

Due to personal reasons beyond my control, I will be quitting my job and moving overseas this summer for an indefinite amount of time. I have been at my current job for about 6 months now, and I ...
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What's the best way to quit a job mostly because of money? [closed]

Background I changed jobs a little over one and a half years ago because I wanted a more technical role (I'm a junior SW developer now, before I was a developer using a low-code platform). I even ...
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How can I quit my job before the end of my contract after getting a warning letter?

I am currently working as an IT in a Bank. A few days ago, I got a warning letter just because of some mistakes I made. Just after receiving the warning letter, I started to feel stressed with my job. ...
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Thinking about quitting important role at new company

I've recently switched jobs around 1 month ago. I am now in a type of company I've never worked in before, in an industry I've never worked in before, but the money was a big step up for me and the ...
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should i quit my job? (currently a full stack web dev intern) [closed]

I was recently hired as a full stack intern by a small manufacturing company with the goal of creating an eCommerce platform to allow manufacturers to network with distributors. That's great and all ...
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Are there laws requiring you to give notice outside the United States? [closed]

In America, specifically in the Midwest where I live, if I want to leave a job, I walk out. I've seen people go to lunch and not come back in extreme cases. I almost always have given at least a 2 ...
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Lack of scope for growth, what should I say if I'm to resign after one month of joining?

I work as Software Project Manager, I was working in Big company (let's call it X) managing projects with around 10-15 SW developers working on them. I got contacted by a Head Hunter from another ...
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Quitting for ethical reasons before obtaining a new job [duplicate]

At my current job, I have been presented with an unavoidable situation in which I must immediately, continually, and indefinitely act in an unethical manner in order to stay employed. Even if I ...
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Potentially Leaving Company - Don't want to create additional problems [duplicate]

I work in a consultancy and recently one of my colleagues resigned. Currently, management is talking about reassigning me to this colleague’s project once he leaves. However, I am nearing a job ...
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Justification for leaving new position after a short time

First off, apologies if this has a duplicate anywhere, I looked but couldn't find anything that mirrored the situation I'm in. I'm a recent engineering grad, who just started up full-time at a ...
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Verbally agreed notice period - What do I do?

I gave notice to my HR Manager that I wanted to leave my job because of a new job offer. We verbally agreed on 4 weeks notice, even though my contract says that I should work a minimum of 3 months ...
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Quitting while bosses are out of town [duplicate]

I am the only employee at a new company that is ran by a married couple. The environment is incredibly abusive and I have decided to leave at this time because I have just started on a brand new ...
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How to answer pointed “are you quitting” questioning when I don't want them to suspect

"[Not] telling your boss you're quitting" is a broad issue spread over many questions, the closest duplicate to mine is probably here. The consensus is that you have no obligation to prewarn employers ...
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Why is it important to find a new job before resigning? [duplicate]

This question is about jobs in general, but can be seen as being more specifically about "technical" jobs such as programmers and web designers. In the field of technology, people regularly take time ...
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Is it legal for company to use my work email to pretend I still work there? [duplicate]

I recently quit my job due to the toxic work environment. My job involved email communication with our clients, and my boss has asked my coworkers to use my email to pretend to be me and talk to our ...
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what to do when the employee wants more tasks and responsibilities and manager is reluctant? [closed]

I asked my manager when I want to extend my contract to give me more tasks and responsibilities as it is going to improve my skills , but he replied I dont have to ask for more and as I am a beginner ...
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Telling boss about leaving the company with more time in advance than notice period [duplicate]

I got an offer for a new job and I'm taking it. The notice period in the contract for my current job is 4 weeks (both ways), but I've agreed with the new company to start in 8 weeks from now, as that ...
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Received an invoice from my ex-employer billing me for training; how to handle? [closed]

About 4 months ago I started a job and quit after a month due to a ton of awful things about the organization that aren't relevant here. Today I received in the mail a letter from the company stating ...
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Quitting my job when I have professional training soon [closed]

I have been with my company for a year and I don’t really like my job anymore. I am tired of it. Problem is that 6 months ago they promised me a really good professional training of three days, and ...
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Quitting during extended probation period

If I worked a 6 month probationary period and then it got extended for another 3 months and my original notice period during my first 6 months was 1 week, do I still only have to give 1 weeks notice ...
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How do I tell my boss that I'm quitting soon, especially given that a colleague just left this week [duplicate]

I was offered a much better job position at another company and I accepted it. This doesn't imply a problem per se, but my current company is rather small and another worker, who was on the same team ...
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I’m resigning from my job in the middle of a large time sensitive project. How much time should I give?

The reason I’m resigning essentially comes down to the fact that I’m moving across the country in less than two months, and also that the nature of the position has changed significantly in the year I’...
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Trash talking and unsupportive C-suite boss. Should I leave?

A few weeks ago, my boss, who is a direct report to our CEO, sent a negative text about me, to me, accidentally. He did this while I was presenting some unfortunate January revenue results to the CEO ...
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Senior employee thinking about perspectives/career

I run a small software company. We have a pretty small development team which is in charge of developing a web/mobile app. Each developer works mostly independent from each other, as they work on ...
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Manager wants to know who’s thinking of quitting? [duplicate]

As title says. Our manager took my team aside, says she knows things are incredibly stressful and could we please let her know if anyone is thinking of quitting their job. Surely this would only be ...
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Leaving in the midst of a project

I am a fresh masters graduate (graduated Dec 2018) who’s in the midst of a job hunt. My supervisor at the university asked me to extend my thesis research and publish another paper after my graduation....
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What downsides might there be in resigning before the end of my contract?

I'm currently working at an startup, which is the first company I've joined since the start of my career. This startup is co-founded by one of my friends (who became my housemate) and I was invited to ...
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Delayed start at new company

A friend of mine used to work as an intern is a small company and accepted an offer as an intern in a big company. He quit the small company in December because (due to local law) interns are ...
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I am extremely uncomfortable & fed up at work- do I quit without another job lined up? [closed]

EDIT: TL;DR I had 100+ problems with my current company, esp due to horrible & inappropriate management. For the sake of my well-being & mental health- I put in my 2 weeks. Thank you to ...
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Quit to avoid being fired?

My workplace, where I've been working for 6 years now, has become more and more toxic the past few years and I've been considering to quit. Specifically I've been thinking to notify them months in ...
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I’m planning on quitting my job and now I’m being promoted, do I accept the promotion? [closed]

I have been at my corporate job for almost 6 years and I have enjoyed it and learned so much, but for the last year I have felt ready for a change. So about a year ago, my partner and I started ...
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Quitting a job to work at a better job which I might have to end up quitting anyway

I recently graduated from college with a CS degree and almost immediatley started working full time at company A. I had been with this company for several months before I graduated and became aware ...
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How to respond to disastrous workplace while looking for a new job?

I’ve just started job hunting, but even if I should find something quickly, it’s still going to be a matter of several weeks before I leave and it could certainly be more. How should I respond to my ...
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How do I make amends and go about apologizing to former manager(s) after being dismissed for gross misconduct?

I was fired for gross misconduct , and want to apologize to my former mangers as I didn't see them at all during my last days at the company. Should i ring/message them to ask to meet face to face to ...
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Should I tell my going-to-be-my-boss colleague I'm leaving if it hurts his career? [closed]

Finally, after ten years, I'm about to give in my notice. The exact details of the new contract are still to be agreed upon, but as soon as that's done, I'm off. The department is being restructured ...
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Worth quitting job and risk having a gap in resume/cv?

I'm currently working for a seemingly great company. However I don't really feel challenged, often bored with the work I get and sometimes even flat out don't have any work to do. Furthermore the ...
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Can I work just what I'm paid for while leaving?

At my current company, I spent months being bullied and told to quit. I then found a much better position, quit and my last day is on Friday. I can honestly say I prepared a very solid handover - ...
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Wanting to leave to start my own business, however the company president relies on me heavily

I'm looking to leave to start my own business. I'm managing a team of 9 developers and our president is not very tech fluent to say the least. Also, our president is about to let go of an ...
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Accepting a team member who is slated to quit on the first day?

Context So you as a Manager are expanding your team and recently signed a new promising team member(subordinate). After few weeks of signing the potential future employee comes back saying that he ...
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Should I quit my internship early? [closed]

I took an offer for a year long internship after graduating college this year and I have been in the position for 3 months. I feel as though the internship has not been as described but I ...
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Would it give a bad impression if I left my job because my past projects “keep following me”?

Some context I'm currently working in a large IT company for over three years. I have worked on five projects and have a new one currently. Problem Two of my past projects are finished on paper (...
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Should I tell my coworkers I was asked to leave?

I was bullied by my boss for months. He also told me some time ago he wanted me to quit and did virtually everything he could to make me quit. (He wasn't able to fire me, since I didn't do anything ...
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Planning business trip while looking to quit

I recently joined company X. They want to send me on a business trip for training for a few weeks overseas (standard for all new hires), and are coordinating with me to plan this trip. They will soon ...
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What disadvantages does being unemployed confer on a job search? [duplicate]

I am currently working at a software-development job I'm not fond of my salary (which is below the industry average), benefits that I do not need, and there are no career advancement prospects. I ...
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Disrespectful Colleague, Management not Doing a Thing

I have been in my current job for almost 7 months (it's my first job out of college), the first month was awesome! I really loved my job and enjoyed every minute of it! then there were some changes in ...
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How should I ask my boss to work part-time so I can work on a profitable personal project, without the risk of being fired?

I got 5 months of internship in a company, then I got 3 months of probation period which will end at the end of this year. Another guy got an internship along with me for the same task, got a ...
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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 ...
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How to leave gracefully from a subsidiary company [closed]

All. I would like to hear some advice on how to leave a subsidiary company gracefully. Background I have been working for a company for a little more than two years. Due to bureaucracies and ...