In a truly awful job market, employees will put up with all manner of indignities managers subject them to. When things are OK, people start to stand up for themselves and walk away, confident in their prospects. That’s why it may be good news for the economy that the number of people who quit their jobs surpassed the amount of layoffs in February.
Mishandling the job-quitting process can lead to unforeseen complications. By planning an exit strategy before you drop the resignation letter bomb, you can make the difficult process as painless as possible.
If you haven’t fantasized about quitting your day job to indulge your true calling, congratulations — You’re Tom Brady. Give Gisele our love.
The most effective business model is to physically addict your customers. It’s a lesson smokers know all too well, and a reason many smokers are in a perpetual, unsuccessful state of “quitting.”
The reason the stories of the JetBlue flight attendant who quit by sliding out of the plane and the hoax about the girl who quit her job with an email picture blast were so popular is they acted out job-ditching fantasied we all share.
Yesterday, the web was abuzz with the story of a young woman named Jenny who quit her job by e-mailing everyone a series of photos in which she outed her boss as a lazy, Farmville-playing jerk. Well, we’ve all been had as the woman outed herself as an actress and the whole quitting thing as a hoax.
UPDATE: It appears that this was all a hoax perpetrated by the editors over at thechive.com.