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27 former employees share wild stories about how they quit their jobs

Most employees give their managers two weeks’ notice when moving on from a job. Others, however, quit their jobs a little more theatrically. We asked readers to share their most dramatic quitting stories. One worker quit after their boss tried to hit them with a chair, while another made himself […]
27 former employees share wild stories about how they quit their jobs
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Graduates who flock to Wall Street, Silicon Valley, and big law in search of prestige might be in for a harsh wake-up call only a few years later

People dream of working for big-name companies like Goldman Sachs or Google … so why would anyone ever leave such a prestigious job? Many workers quit high-paying jobs at impressive companies because, as their careers progress, prestige feels less important than it did when they were younger. Other factors, like […]
Graduates who flock to Wall Street, Silicon Valley, and big law in search of prestige might be in for a harsh wake-up call only a few years later
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10 tips for quitting your job without burning any bridges

Leaving a job, no matter the reason, can be difficult and bittersweet. When possible, you’ll want to try to leave on good terms with your soon-to-be former employer and fellow employees. Here are some tips for leaving your current job without wrecking your office relationships. 1. Make sure you tell […]
10 tips for quitting your job without burning any bridges
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10 tips for quitting your job without burning any bridges

Leaving a job, no matter the reason, can be difficult and bittersweet. When possible, you’ll want to try to leave on good terms with your soon-to-be former employer and fellow employees. Here are some tips for leaving your current job without wrecking your office relationships. 1. Make sure you tell […]
10 tips for quitting your job without burning any bridges
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17 things you should do if you’re bored at work

If you’re bored at work, it could be a sign that you’re not taking care of yourself enough or that you need more skills or stimulation. Or, if ennui is a never-ending state during your workday, it might be a sign that you need to make some serious changes to […]
17 things you should do if you’re bored at work