3 Steps To Quit Your Full-Time Job Gracefully

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Most recent graduates are concerned about finding a full-time job. Recently, though, I faced an entirely different concern with my first post-grad job.

Sitting in a cramped conference room with just my boss, I had to figure out a way to explain that my last day would be in 2 weeks. It felt uncomfortable and maybe even a little crazy. But I knew I had to do it—and do it with at least some grace.…

5 Signs It’s Time To Break Up With Your Employer

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As professionals, we hope to fall madly in love with our jobs so we never “work” a day in our lives. As a career coach, I know how much it can take to make this happen.

That doesn’t mean all is lost, though; it just means that, similar to romantic relationships, sometimes you play the field. If you’re not sure if your employer is “the one,” check out these five signs that it may be time to call it off.…

This Employee Who Quit Is “Gone”; Will Her Actions Be Forgotten? [VIDEO]

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We’ve hit October, and in honor of Halloween, the SALT™ Blog plans to cover topics that scare our contributors this month.

Yesterday, Sasha Laferte covered a bone-chilling topic for some: finding a job you love. Today, we look at the opposite end of that employment spectrum: quitting a job. Quitting can be even more frightening for some professionals—no matter how badly they want to leave their job.

For Marina Shifrin, though, that clearly wasn’t an issue.…

How To Have A Difficult Conversation With Your Boss

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Jobs are a lot like romantic relationships: You invest energy, spend a huge part of your life on them, and are fond of the people you’re with (hopefully). That’s why having a difficult conversation with your boss can feel a lot like going through a break up.

So what do you do when the time comes to leave your job, pursue your passions, or ask for a raise? Well, if you’re like me, you breathe—and then follow these three steps.…