In this video, learn how to evaluate whether it's the right time to leave a job. Leaving a job can be a big step with unsettling results, so it's worth taking the time to determine if it's really necessary.
- If you're thinking about leaving your current job, … do yourself a favor and invest the time … and brain power to think through the decision. … Here's how you want to approach this, … so you can make the right decisions … with the least amount of stress. … First, write down the reasons to leave … and the reasons to stay. … Having it in writing gets it out of your head … which makes it more real and less emotional and dramatic. … The reasons you want to leave may include: … unmet expectations, maybe you've thought you were up … for a promotion based on some conversations you had … with your manager, but now you realize … they're not going to give it to you. … You want to be clear whether there is an actual promotion … or if you mistook a general discussion … for a real opportunity. … No opportunity for advancement. … Your job has become a dead end. … You're calling it in, not learning anything new, … and not growing. … You wake up every morning dreading going to work. … The circumstances in your life have changed. …
- Assessing the pros and cons of quitting your job
- Giving notice
- Talking to your supervisor
- Saying goodbye
- Reflecting on your old role