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Tips On Quitting Your Job

Tips On Quitting Your Job The Right Way

A new chapter of your career is about to unfold. After careful consideration, you have accepted the job offer. It’s time to celebrate. But something starts to bother you. It is your concern regarding your current employer. How will I break the news to my boss? What would my boss think about this? Will I be judged for leaving? Should I serve a notice period? Your mind gets clouded with these questions. To help you out, I have a few tips on quitting your job the right way. I hope this works for you.

Tips on leaving a job on good terms 

Tell your Manager first before you tell your colleagues

Your decision to leave your job should not become a piece of news before your manager gets to know about it. Talk to your boss and explain your reasons for leaving honestly. Perhaps, there’s no need to discuss your next job or pay but it’s important to communicate that you have decided to move on. This is basic professionalism and it is expected from you.

Express Gratitude to Your Team 

You have learned a great deal here and I am sure you are thankful about it. Make sure that you express gratitude to your boss and co-workers before you leave. They should not feel that you were not happy with the management or the workplace. It would only come across as a complaint. Be thankful for even the little things and moments.

Give at least Two Weeks’ notice period 

Leaving in the most professional and gracious way will keep the doors open for you. According to the Employment Contract, serve your notice period. In the last few days at the organizations, finish all your pending work, spend time with your colleagues, and offer help in whatever way you can. Remember, notice period is not a punishment. It is in the best interest of both – you and your employer. Only if you know how to make the most of it.

Offer to Train Your Replacement

If you can refer someone as your replacement, please do. You must offer help to train your replacement. It would help the company prepare better for the road ahead. If you look at it these tips on quitting your job are not some hardcore professional codes but simple work ethics. Work Ethics

Remember, there’s no harm in leaving a job and finding better career opportunities. But it is important to leave on good terms. Hope these tips on quitting your job the right way work for you! 

Feel free to reach out to us for any guidance in your oil and gas career. Explore our Career Help section for more insights. 

(The views and opinions expressed in this article are those of the author and do not necessarily reflect the views of Energy Dais.)

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Garima Gayatri

Editor

With a background in English Literature and a diverse experience in writing and editing, Garima now focuses her creative energy in the dynamic oil and gas industry. She believes that the world needs to be more aware of the myriad shades of the energy landscape, which has a domino effect on other contours shaping our society.

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Garima Gayatri

Editor

With a background in English Literature and a diverse experience in writing and editing, Garima now focuses her creative energy in the dynamic oil and gas industry. She believes that the world needs to be more aware of the myriad shades of the energy landscape, which has a domino effect on other contours shaping our society.

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