Is it Finally Time to Find a New Job?
Should You Quit Your Job?
Are the waters rough where you work? Do you find yourself thinking more and more about getting off this ship? Though you might not think of your work life as navigating the seas, in some ways, that’s precisely what you’re doing. Sailors know when to change course and when to keep an even keel. Likewise, employees need to watch the horizon and evaluate the weather ahead. Here are some ways you can tell if it’s time to find yourself a better boat, in other words, quit your job. Check all that apply:
You are earning below the market rate for your job.
Your company is being out-classed by rivals.
You have no friends at work or feel alienated from your coworkers.
You have fewer important job responsibilities now than you did last year.
You are not getting the recognition you deserve.
Your health is being negatively effected by your job.
On your day off, you get depressed thinking about your return to work.
Friends, family, and acquaintances advise you to make a career move.
Your pay has not increased even though you have taken on more job responsibilities.
When you aren’t working, you seldom think about your job.
Your best skills are not being utilized or you are not very good at what you do.
You believe your career ambitions cannot be fulfilled at your present company.