In this video, learn how to deliver a gracious resignation to your supervisor. Resigning is uncomfortable but it doesn't have to be contentious if you follow a few key steps.
- As a rule, most people hate confrontation, … and will do anything to avoid it. … But when you give notice, you can't do that. … Sometimes the only way around a problem … is straight through it. … Also, know that talking to your boss … doesn't necessarily have to be contentious. … I've often been on both sides of the table on this one, … and been surprised about how easy … the conversation has often been. … If your boss is any good at reading people, … they already know, … or at least have a good idea, … that you've been unhappy, and were looking to leave. … I remember one of these conversations very well. … I had worked for Maggie for about two years, … and we had become friends outside the office. … But then, there was an ownership change at our company, … and become much more corporate. … I decided to give Maggie my notice. … I asked to see her, and told her I was sorry, … but I just couldn't take it anymore. … After I told Maggie I was leaving, … she did something completely unexpected, she laughed! …
- Assessing the pros and cons of quitting your job
- Giving notice
- Talking to your supervisor
- Saying goodbye
- Reflecting on your old role