I’m seriously thinking of quitting my job but I’m too scared i’ll regret it. I just want to live again. What should I do?—Mark

I’m seriously thinking of quitting my job but I’m too scared i’ll regret it. I just want to live again. What should I do?—Mark

Hey there Mark!

Before we start anything we just want to congratulate you for realizing that your job and you might not be a good fit anymore.

It takes a lot of courage to admit that, so we applaud you.

Jobs are important… Economically speaking we need a job to help up pay the bills in this crazy dog-eat-world.

However, if you aren’t feeling like your job is everything you wanted you might have to quit and find something—the details of how and when you should do it is up to you.

According to Forbes* magazine there are three situations in which you should definitely quit your job.

Quitting something is never easy but this list will surely give you peace of mind.

If you answer yes to one or more questions then you can start planning your exit strategy.

1. Is this job sustainable?

If you find yourself in a situation in which it’s emotionally, physically, or even mentally draining for you to show up to work—you need to leave. It might due to a number of things but if your job is destroying your personal time then you that it’s time to get out. It’s important to keep your career momentum up so if this particular job is not motivating enough…RUN!

2. Can this job further my professional development?

A job shouldn’t just be a pay-check. It supposed to be helping you gain skills, experiences and knowledge so you can further your career. So, if you find yourself in a situation where you are more likely falling behind then growing it’s time to move on.

3. Can I do better?

If you think you can get a better job whether it be hours, pay, experience then you’ve got to start looking for that better job. It might sound easy to answer this but a lot of people pass up opportunities because of fear or self-doubt.

Just remember that you don’t owe any company anything. If you’re offered a job that will offer you more and further your own development then GRAB IT! After all it’s your life and your health!

Hope this helps!

All love,

Working Girls xxx

*http://www.forbes.com/sites/dailymuse/2013/04/15/3-signs-you-should-definitely-quit-your-job/#74a25703281a


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