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Want to Quit Your Job? There's an App For That

Want to Quit Your Job? There's an App For That

Avoid confrontation with your boss by sending a text

A new iPhone app lets you text your resignation. Read More »

Are You Planning To Change Jobs In 2014?

Are You Planning To Change Jobs In 2014?

Survey finds one in five workers looking to make the switch

As the economy improves, restless workers may be more confident about their chances of finding a better job. Read More »

'I Quit': Beware The Viral Resignation

'I Quit': Beware The Viral Resignation

It may be tempting, but a loud exit is not for everyone.

A YouTube resignation may have helped launched one woman's career, but it's generally not a good idea. Read More »

How Do You Know When It's Time To Quit?

How Do You Know When It's Time To Quit?

Are you contemplating the big decision?

For Tess Vigeland, it was an impulsive decision. But is that the smart route? Read More »

What Resigning to 'Spend More Time With Family' Really Means

What Resigning to 'Spend More Time With Family' Really Means

It's become a euphemism for saying, 'I'm bored' or 'I was forced out.'

'Spending more time with my family' has become a canned phrase for making an exit, a euphemism for saying, 'I'm bored' or 'I was forced out.' Read More »

Quitting Your Job? 10 Things To Do Before You Leave

Quitting Your Job? 10 Things To Do Before You Leave

Now's not the time to burn your bridges.

Make sure to take these 10 steps before and after you give notice so you leave on a good note and have a fresh start. Read More »

Why I Quit My 'Dream Job' -- Without A Safety Net

Why I Quit My 'Dream Job' -- Without A Safety Net

Tess Vigeland explains why she quit as Marketplace host, leading to a year of being 'adrift.'

Tess Vigeland explains why she quit as Marketplace host, leading to a year of being 'adrift.' Read More »

Mascot Loses Job For Not Being Fat Enough

Mascot Loses Job For Not Being Fat Enough

Lenny Berry, the "City Gent," says, "This is something I have cried over."

Lenny Berry, the "City Gent," says he has cried over losing the gig. Read More »

David Petraeus To Make $200,000 For Teaching One Class

David Petraeus To Make $200,000 For Teaching One Class

The former Army general and CIA director will be working about three hours a week as an adjunct professor, a job that usually pays far less. Read More »

A Boss's Open Letter To Workers Who Want To Quit

A Boss's Open Letter To Workers Who Want To Quit

By Todd Defren Two people quit my company this month. That's OK; it happens. Before these unfortunate events, I liked these employees a lot. Afterward, I only liked one of 'em. The woman who quit "the right way" will discover that she lost a boss but found a long-term champion of her success. The other... Read More »

Man Submits His Resignation By Cake

Man Submits His Resignation By Cake

People often fantasize about quitting their jobs in some spectacular fashion. But British airport worker Chris Holmes actually did it when he submitted his resignation Monday via a cake he baked. The 31-year-old British immigration officer at London's Stansted Airport arrived for work with the large rectangular... Read More »

Maine TV News Anchors Cindy Michaels and Tony Consiglio Quit On Air

Maine TV News Anchors Cindy Michaels and Tony Consiglio Quit On Air

With all the controversy over media bias, it seems two journalists have finally taken a stand -- on air. The longest running news team in Bangor, Maine, resigned at the end of their Tuesday evening broadcast, to the shock of staff and viewers, later telling the Bangor Daily News that management prevented them... Read More »

Zephyrhills Mayor Steve Van Gorden Quit As School Principal Amid Sex Scandal

Zephyrhills Mayor Steve Van Gorden Quit As School Principal Amid Sex Scandal

When the high school principal in Zephyrhills, Fla., resigned earlier this month, there was an outpouring of grief. But when it was finally disclosed that he left the school because of allegations that he offered teachers promotions in exchange for sex, the community was suddenly split. The former principal is... Read More »

MEC Employee's Angry Resignation Letter Goes Viral

MEC Employee's Angry Resignation Letter Goes Viral

Lots of workers like to sound off on their way out the door, but it's one thing to accuse your boss of being a lousy manager and quite another to accuse him of being anti-Semitic and of seducing a female colleague and then having sex with her in an office meeting room. But that's exactly what a senior... Read More »

Ex-Barclays CEO, Citing Scandal, Gives Up $31 Million Bonuses, Still Takes Salary

Ex-Barclays CEO, Citing Scandal, Gives Up $31 Million Bonuses, Still Takes Salary

By the CNN Wire Staff London (CNN) -- Former Barclays bank chief executive Bob Diamond will voluntarily give up bonuses worth $31 million after he resigned in the wake of a rate-rigging scandal, the bank said Tuesday. Diamond will still receive 12 months salary after his resignation last week, the bank said... Read More »

Almost 1 Out Of 2 Workers Ready To Quit, Is That Foolish?

Almost 1 Out Of 2 Workers Ready To Quit, Is That Foolish?

Fed up and ready to bolt from your job? You're not alone. A recent online survey shows that nearly half of workers are considering quitting this year. But given last week's dismal jobs numbers, it's worth asking, "Are they crazy?" Read More »

U.S. Nuclear Safety Agency Chief, Accused Of Being A Bully, Resigns

U.S. Nuclear Safety Agency Chief, Accused Of Being A Bully, Resigns

By Ray Henry and Matthew Daly The chairman of the Nuclear Regulatory Commission said Monday that he is resigning amid accusations by fellow commissioners that he acted like a bully. NRC Chairman Gregory Jaczko said in a written statement that it was the right time to step down, adding that he hoped his... Read More »

Ousted Yahoo CEO Thompson Has Cancer, Report Says

Ousted Yahoo CEO Thompson Has Cancer, Report Says

NEW YORK -- Yahoo's Scott Thompson, who was pressured to give up his CEO post because his official biography included a college degree he never received, reportedly has thyroid cancer. The Wall Street Journal, citing people it did not identify, says that Thompson told Yahoo's board and several colleagues of his... Read More »

JPMorgan's Top Female Exec To Resign Over $2 Billion Blunder

JPMorgan's Top Female Exec To Resign Over $2 Billion Blunder

By Pallavi Gogoi NEW YORK -- JPMorgan Chase is expected to accept the resignation of one of the highest-ranking women on Wall Street after the bank lost $2 billion in a trading blunder, a person familiar with the matter said Sunday. The bank will accept the resignation of Ina Drew, its chief investment... Read More »

Another CEO Quits After Shareholders Balk At Huge Pay

Another CEO Quits After Shareholders Balk At Huge Pay

LONDON -- The chief executive of Aviva, Britain's largest insurer, has resigned following a shareholder revolt over executive pay, the company said Tuesday. The company gave no explanation for the decision by Andrew Moss, who had been CEO since 2007, to step down a week after shareholders voted against the... Read More »

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