Quitting

  • Top 10 Favorite Stories of 2010: Editor's Picks

    Top 10 Favorite Stories of 2010: Editor's Picks

    Job news, unemployment statistics, and resume advice can only get you so far -- sometimes, the greatest help comes from stories of real people going through circumstances you can relate to. Whether you're looking for motivation, inspiration, or just a feeling that you're not alone, this list of our top 10... Continue Reading

  • 10 Reasons Why More Americans Are Quitting Their Jobs

    10 Reasons Why More Americans Are Quitting Their Jobs

    According to the Department of Labor's recent Job Opening and Labor Turnover Summary (JOLT), the number of voluntary job departures has risen since August 2009 and the number of people quitting now outnumbers those being laid off. The most significant quit levels can be seen in financial services and... Continue Reading

  • 3.2 Million Job Openings: 5 Things You Should Know About Them

    3.2 Million Job Openings: 5 Things You Should Know About Them

    What's not to like about the 3.21 million job openings that the Bureau of Labor Statistics just reported? Well, it's down from 3.30 million openings the month before, but analysts aren't too concerned. The hiring rate rose to the highest level in nearly two years, from 4.29 million to 4.5 million hires, raising... Continue Reading

  • Outrageous Ways to Say 'I Quit'

    Outrageous Ways to Say 'I Quit'

    If you've ever had a job you despised so much it hurt, then take heart. You are not alone! And every so often, when the time is just right, you might just find an outrageous way to say "I Quit!" But beware, sometimes quitting in a flamboyant manner can backfire, as our first author ruefully remembers. Continue Reading

  • Don't Quit Your Day Job

    Don't Quit Your Day Job

    We all have heard that expression. I know I have. Usually when I'm brave enough to sing outside the privacy of the shower. The advice is a little more serious when it comes to a job search. Many job seekers are aware it is better to look for a new job when you still have one. And yet, some do not fully... Continue Reading

  • 10 Signs It's Time to Quit

    10 Signs It's Time to Quit

    "I like what I do. I just don't like where I work." Sound familiar? From unbearable co-workers to depressing work environments, there things that can make even the best job a living hell. Here are some signs it's time to look for a new job. Continue Reading

  • Worst Ways to Quit

    Worst Ways to Quit

    By Jeanne Sahadi, CNNMoney.com senior writer In workplace scuffles, employees aren't always the innocents. NEW YORK -- When it comes to treating people poorly in the workplace, the company isn't always the guilty party. Employees can do plenty to mistreat their bosses and colleagues, especially when they quit.... Continue Reading