The only person who will truly look out for your best interest is you. With that context, I’ve always struggled with the notion of “quitting” a job, since it has such negative connotations.
Years ago, when I left public accounting to join SelectOne, it always struck me odd when people would say “wait, you’re quitting?!” Quitting implies giving up, admitting defeat, being vanquished, relinquishing. But what I felt was a genuine excitement and exuberance to be pursuing a career with a company I felt aligned much more closely with my talent and aspirations, as well as appreciation for the job and team I was leaving behind. It was by refusing to accept the “quitting” mindset and embracing the positive elements of what I was doing that enabled me to leave on good terms. Here are a few quick take aways from my experience on how to quit with class:Read More