As a career coach, I hear a lot of the same questions. While human beings are endlessly unique, they’re also surprisingly similar. Many people struggle with the same career and workplace challenges.
One of the most common questions I hear is this: “How do I know when it’s time to quit?”
It’s a hard question to answer because there are so many considerations. After all, launching a job search is a big undertaking. Do you have the time and means to make a transition? You also need a clear vision for what the right career move would look like. Do you know what’s not working and what would work better for you?
It’s also important to remember that quitting isn’t the only option. If you are generally satisfied with the organization, I recommend that you take steps to improve the situation before you make any decisions. Depending on the circumstance, there may be an easy fix to your problem.
However, quitting is also not something to fear. There are plenty of times when it makes sense, even if your current situation isn’t horrible. Sometimes, you have better opportunities knocking at your door. And sometimes, you just need a change of pace.
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