How to Give Notice

People quit jobs in even the tightest of markets. And while there are countless reasons for saying, “So long,” the catalyst for the decision often boils down to either a competitive pull or a company push. Whether you’re moving toward something positive or away from a bad situation, how you say good-bye says a lot about you. Professional courtesy calls for direct communication, […]

Before You Quit

Most of us have indulged in the quitting fantasy. We envision barging into our manager’s office and bellowing a triumphant oration that culminates in a “take this job and shove it” decree.  We believe our defiant declaration will win back our professional soul and right all that has been made wrong…by our boss, by our colleagues, and by the fleeting nature of chance […]

Quitting in Style: How to Gracefully Leave a Job

If you’ve worked in the corporate world…heck any world at any time…you’ve likely indulged in the storm-out fantasy. You know, that timeless, “take this job and shove it,” tell off your boss, start your own company, poach all their talent, and maybe even commit a little Superman III like looting (not advised) on the way out scenario. The thing is, few people look good […]