People leave jobs for a myriad of different reasons: from being headhunted for a more senior position, to feeling like it’s simply not feasible to carry on anymore.
Regardless, there is a way to leave a job in a positive manner that may well prove to be an asset later down the road. Make no mistake – if you leave in an unprofessional way, your actions will come back to haunt you.
Leaving in the right way doesn’t necessarily just mean following protocol. Yes, of course you should officially hand in your notice and work your notice period before exiting the business, but if you’re in a senior position chances are you have some pretty big shoes that someone else will need to fill.
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