Quitting Your Job

How To Quit Your Job With Class

Workopolis | Posted 03.28.2017 | Canada Living

We've all been there: totally fed up with a job, impatient with a demanding or incompetent boss, and ready to quit in a dramatic flash of pent-up frustration. The trouble is, leaving your job with fiery flair is going to burn a bridge, which you may need sooner than you think. The smarter move is making sure you're on solid ground with your old employer -- even as you head off toward greener pastures. It's all about quitting with class. Here's how.

I Founded 3 Successful Companies Before I Turned 30

Emily Lyons | Posted 07.07.2016 | Canada Business
Emily Lyons

When I was younger, I didn't really think I'd end up being an entrepreneur and running my own companies. But seven years ago, I found something that keeps me up at night, gives me butterflies whenever I think about it and is something I'm willing sacrifice anything for.

What I Learned When My Life Went Up In Flames

Sarah Vermunt | Posted 05.20.2016 | Canada Living
Sarah Vermunt

During the same four year period of chronic illness and injury, I made a radical and terrifying career change, went through a devastating divorce, sold the only home I ever owned, tried to force myself to finish a PhD I hated, lost almost all of my money, and had a personal identity crisis.

3 Little Words Can Change Your Life

Shelagh Meagher | Posted 03.12.2017 | Canada Living
Shelagh Meagher

Over the past couple of years I've written quite a lot about the virtue of tenacity. My writings are a tiny blip in the mountain of other words telling us about all the miraculous stuff that's happened in the world because someone stuck with it, through thick and thin, to the point of victory.

They Dropped Everything To Travel -- Now They're Scrubbing Toilets

The Huffington Post Canada | Evan Pang | Posted 09.03.2015 | Canada Living

And apparently, loving it.

5 Telltale Signs It's Time to Quit Your Job

Cheryl Muir | Posted 06.16.2015 | Canada Business
Cheryl Muir

Have you reached the glass ceiling at work and see no room for growth? Are you grumpy even when you're not in the office? Are you living for the weekend? Can't wait for 5 p.m. and counting the days till your next vacation? For the love of all things holy, stop wishing your life away and do something you enjoy!

18 Incredibly Unusual Ways To Quit Your Job

The Huffington Post Canada | Arti Patel | Posted 02.18.2015 | Canada Living

You could give your employer two weeks' notice of your resignation, or you could do something incredibly different — like bake them a cake. The l...

Think You're Unhappy Because of Your Job? Don't Quit Just Yet

Natasha Koifman | Posted 07.07.2014 | Canada Living
Natasha Koifman

There are many articles out there telling you it's time to quit your job, but maybe you shouldn't be so quick to jump ship. Maybe you should look deeper at what is causing your dissatisfaction. Because your job is only ONE area of your life that creates happiness.

Sticky Situation: How to Quit a New Job

Julie Blais Comeau | Posted 11.17.2013 | Canada Living
Julie Blais Comeau

Sticky Situation: I have to quit a job to go to another. For both jobs, the current and the next, people around me have recommended me. It gets stickier; I have only been in my current job for less than a month. I am now wondering what excuse I should give my boss while still displaying integrity?

How To Make A Major Career Change

AskMen.com | Posted 07.02.2013 | Canada Business

Many of us have experienced that moment when we question our career choice and start considering alternatives. It's natural, and our intuition is often right. When it's time to make a career change, a lot of us will hesitate and muddle ahead doing something we don't enjoy. Why don't we make the jump? Because fear gets in the way.

When Quitting Is the Right Choice

Natasha Koifman | Posted 06.05.2013 | Canada Business
Natasha Koifman

"Never give up!" "Work at it." "Pick yourself up, try again." We give such pep talks to encourage each other to overcome failure. On the other hand, sometimes the most liberating and empowering thing we can do is allow ourselves to give up on something that's simply not working. Quitting isn't always a negative thing.

How to Put the Spark Back in Your Career

Natasha Koifman | Posted 04.30.2013 | Canada Business
Natasha Koifman

We all go through phases with our career. No matter how much you love your job, there are times when a certain ennui sets in. But how do you rekindle the fire when you've gone through some career lows? Here are some of my tips.

Newsflash: The Lottery is Not a Career Plan

Dr. Curtis L. Odom | Posted 02.08.2013 | Canada Living
Dr. Curtis L. Odom

There was a lot of anxious hysteria in my neck of the woods recently. People were lining up in the hopes of hitting it big on the Powerball jackpot. People were pinning their next career move on winning. But why? And what does that say about your current job? Well, I am guessing you don't like it. But I have news for you... the lottery is not a valid career plan.