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Simon Sinek advises people to look at these things before quitting their job:
1. Leave immediately if your boss or work environment are abusive.
2. Hold off on giving notice if your boss or work environment aren’t abusive and you’ve been there for only a few months.
3. Try to figure out what’s wrong if you’ve been there for more than six months. Check your attitude for starters.
4. Consider other possibilities.
5. Try a little empathy if you have a difficult boss.
6. Treat your boss like a person, not a problem.
7. If that doesn’t work, then be the leader you wish you had.
8. Know that the process doesn't happen overnight.
9. If you’re still certain you want to quit, put your energy into growing — not griping.
10. Never settle for a job that’s just “good enough.”
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Do you agree with these? What are your reasons for quitting your job?
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I don't agree with this. Why would you have to stay to 'give it another chance'? Sometimes, it's better to cut your losses and go.
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Thinking of quitting a job is a big decision. I pretty much do what Simon said. I hold off giving notice until I've exhausted all options. I had a boss that was really hard to deal with. After he reprimanded me in front of everyone, I let it be and talked to him the next day about it. He wasn't very sincere with his apology but I let it go. Then, it happened again. That's when I quit already. My mistake didn't cause a major issue so I don't feel I deserved that treatment.
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If I do quit my past jobs, there were good reasons. I had a boss who was unreasonable and it was just really hard to work for someone close-minded. I stayed for a year and that was it.
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I've been through countless of jobs trying to find a job that is great. I don't like settling for anything lesser. #10 is the always the reason why I quit a job.
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It's really important for me to have a work-life balance. I have a 1 year old kid and I still want to be there for her. If work ends up consuming my family time then I just might end up looking for something else.
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I quit my last job because I started to feel like I need new challenges. The position really appealed to me before because it would allow me to manage a bigger team and sell more innovative products but I need more now.
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I left my job because I wanted to pivot into a different industry. I left on good terms with my former employer though as he is one of my references.
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If my job is taking a toll on my health, I will quit right away. Even if I like the job, my boss and my pay, I quit my night shift job when I started to lose on sleep. I just can't sleep during the day and it is starting to affect my health.
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I left my job because I wanted to pivot into a different industry. I left on good terms with my former employer though as he is one of my references.
Important point there, do not burn bridges. Leaving on good terms is definitely a must, the world is small, you never know when you'd run into your ex-boss again.
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If my job is taking a toll on my health, I will quit right away. Even if I like the job, my boss and my pay, I quit my night shift job when I started to lose on sleep. I just can't sleep during the day and it is starting to affect my health.
Health is really important to me too. Once a job takes a toll on my health, I do need to check out other options.
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No Never
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Have a look at this beautiful picture
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my job is as good as it is
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