If you're in a job that's clearly awful in at least one aspect, there's at least one upside: it's a lot easier to know that you want to quit. But if you like your team, have a decent salary and a reasonable manager, you'll likely have a more difficult time deciding when to move on.
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Whether you're an employee at a large organisation or a self-employed freelancer, we all encounter difficulties during our professional careers. Some of hurdles we face make us question whether we should continue down the path we're on. So how do you decide when it's time to quit? A Google executive said there are two good reasons for throwing in the towel. Read on to find out more.
You did it. You gathered up your courage and put in your two weeks notice. You're ready to make it through your last few workdays, bid your co-workers adieu and then hit the road for greener pastures. You feel confident that you're over the hardest part of the process, when suddenly HR contacts you to inquire about a time for your exit interview.