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Goldman Sachs Exec Quits, Claiming Firm Is Morally Bankrupt

Goldman Sachs Exec Quits, Claiming Firm Is Morally Bankrupt

In what may become a textbook example of how to burn a career bridge, a soon-to-depart Goldman Sachs employee has sounded off in an op-ed in The New York Times, warning that the investment bank's culture is little more than a toxic stew of greed that bears little resemblance to its once illustrious... Read More »

High School Coach Resigns After Boys Hockey Team Performs In Lingerie

High School Coach Resigns After Boys Hockey Team Performs In Lingerie

The coach thought it was all in good fun. But when photos leaked of the boys on his Howell, Mich., high school hockey team performing skits in a bar -- in wigs and women's lingerie -- school officials ended the coach's 10-year career, and fired his three assistants. Every year, when the varsity hockey team... Read More »

Growing Number Of Frustrated Workers Opt To Quit

Growing Number Of Frustrated Workers Opt To Quit

It may be hard to believe, but even with the nation's unemployment rate stuck at around 9 percent, there are plenty of workers calling it quits. Fed up with lack of opportunity or having to "do more with less," a greater number of employees are heading for the exits. Nearly 1.1 million workers left their... Read More »

Air Force Civilian Employee Resigns Over Alleged Contractor Spy Ring

Air Force Civilian Employee Resigns Over Alleged Contractor Spy Ring

By Kimberly Dozier, AP Intelligence Writer WASHINGTON (AP) -- A man accused of running an illegal contractor spy ring in Afghanistan has resigned from the Air Force, still maintaining his innocence, and still facing possible criminal charges. Two investigations continue in a case that has tested the... Read More »

What Moment Made You Realize You Had to Quit?

What Moment Made You Realize You Had to Quit?

It's hard to quit a job, especially these days. It takes courage to realize that your current position just isn't for you, then tender your resignation and head back into an unstable job market. Yet sometimes, things happen that make it a whole lot easier to leave. Whether it's a ridiculous outburst from your... Read More »

Encountering the Counter-Offer

Encountering the Counter-Offer

Once in a while, when a job seeker submits their resignation and offers a two-week's notice, they get a surprise in return: a counter-offer. Quite frequently this includes a match on salary with the new company and sometimes an increase in responsibility. In this situation, many things can go wrong for all... Read More »

Laid Off, Fired, Quit, Resigned -- What's the Difference?

Laid Off, Fired, Quit, Resigned -- What's the Difference?

Written by CareerBuilder for AOL Understanding the terms of leaving a job When asked why you left your last job, you only have one of two options to choose from: You left willingly or they forced you to go. Your preferred answer, however, is probably more nuanced than either of those options. You don't want to... Read More »

Creative Ways to Say: I QUIT!

Creative Ways to Say: I QUIT!

Who doesn't love a great exit story? From songs ('Take This Job & Shove It!') to movies ('Two Weeks' Notice') and everything in between, sometimes you just can't top real life. Most of the people I interviewed for this piece wished to remain anonymous (for obvious reasons, as you will see!), but I'm going to... Read More »

How to Resign Without Burning Bridges

How to Resign Without Burning Bridges

Leaving a job is never an easy thing to do - especially if you loathe the slave master that hired you. But keeping contacts in good shape is important. As they say, it's a small world, and you never know who you'll run into in the future. Plus, heading into a new job, you'll want ace references, and however much... Read More »

How to Resign From a Job Gracefully

How to Resign From a Job Gracefully

Even in a tough economy, some people decide to leave their jobs voluntarily. The employee may make that decision because he/she finds a better opportunity, wants to spend more time with his/her family, or because he/she can't stand the boss (See Worst Boss Stories -- Ever!). But regardless of the reasons for... Read More »

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.... Read More »

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