Red Flags That Scream “You Are Wasting Your Time And Talents In This Job!

Many clients seek me out because they hate their boss, their work or feel they are worth much more. They often are right but here is a quick summary of somethings to look for in yourself before you take that leap. And, do not quit unless you have a new job. The exception is verbal or sexual harassment which demands you go to HR immediately and file a complain. Call the police if you have been assaulted. Really! So, let's review other "red flags" to concur you must leave this job: As you look back at 2017 you can't think of one significant thing you've accomplished, learned or brought to fruition at work. You think you are not being paid what you are worth. But how do you know what you are worth? Research with surveys, recruiters and in LinkedIn groups. If you are not, you are worth more, so go. You have talents and gifts you don't get to use in your...
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Resigning

  A proper resignation ranges from two to four weeks notice. Do not reveal your resignation until you have informed your manager. In your resignation letter, simply say that you appreciate your time at the company but you are resigning to take another position. Avoid further details about the new job and nix any negative comments about your current job. Your letter will become part of your employee file.   The Meeting Never e-mail your notice. Ask your manager for time to talk privately. First, state that you have decided to leave for a new opportunity and stick to your plan of staying positive. It is alright to say where you are going but don’t gloat. If asked about salary, do not feel obligated to disclose it. Present your letter in the meeting with a date. Then go back and email your manager and HR saying, "As we discussed, I have given you notice of my termination and last day of X. I enjoyed...
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