How to Quit Your Job Without Burning Bridges

Sometimes it’s best to move Rebecca Knight


Who hasn’t fantasized about walking into the boss’s office, announcing “I quit!” and then marching straight out the door? The rational side of you knows, of course, that that’s the wrong way to resign from a job. But what is the right approach? Who should you tell first? How much notice should you give? And how honest should you be about your reasons for leaving?

What the Experts Say

Chances are that you’ll get a lot of practice quitting jobs over the course of your career. The average worker today stays at a job for 4.6 years, according to the data

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