How To Know When To Quit Your Job

How To Know When To Quit Your Job

You may not like your job, but does that really mean it’s time to quit? Work and Productivity blog The Job Bored has a few suggestions to help you determine if it’s time to quit your job or not.

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Sometimes unhappiness at work can be triggered by other issues in your life. Those issues can bleed into other areas, like your job, and you may feel like work is the problem when it’s not. On the other hand, your job may be exactly what’s making you unhappy. How do you tell? Here’s what The Job Bored says are bad signs:

  • Your job focuses on all your weaknesses, rather than your strengths
  • Getting a promotion seems like it’s never going to happen
  • Your coworkers are bringing you down
  • Incoming business is slowing down dramatically

If a few of these describe your situation, it may be time to leave your job. For a more in-depth look, check out the full post over at The Job Bored.

When It Is Time to Leave Your Job [The Job Bored]


  • Don’t just quit your job.
    You best make sure you have a new job to go to before you quit the one your at.

    I’ve been out of work for five years and will turn 50 this year. For some employers, that makes me unemployable.

    Employers are discriminating against individuals 50 and above, those without a high school diploma or GED, those with health issues and the worst of the worst, those who are unemployed.

    So if you just quit your job, you may find yourself in a worse situation, not being able to find a job.

    Take care.

    Scott A Tovey

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