When To Quit Your Job?

By Anuj Mishra

When you get selected after a job interview, it seems to be the happiest day of your life. You make plans and strategies regarding how you will manage your work, how you will stick to the deadlines and how you get along well with colleagues and build relationships.

Then, the first day of work is extremely energetic and productive, which goes the same way for maybe a month or two.

When To Quit Your Job?


What happens after that conveys a clear message as to whether it is a place for you or not. Some people keep liking their job more with each passing day and excel in what they do. On the other hand, the jobs take a toll on some employees who get more frustrated with every passing month. Resultantly, no performance and zero growth.

When you start facing these problems, they are clear signs that you should leave the job. However, leaving a workplace shouldn't conclude in a regretful decision. You should be clear when and why an organisation is needed to be dumped. If below signs start appearing, it's time to email your resignation.

You Have Better A Degree Than Required

Every degree has its worth and a tentative pay scale in its related industry. It is of utmost importance to know if what you are getting from your job is really what you deserve.

Working in a profile while being overqualified for it could be an insult to your acquired degree. Fearlessly, leave the position and set out on a hunt for something better.

There Are No More Challenges

It is obvious if you do something everyday, you will acquire an expertise in it by time. However, once you get comfortable with your duties, you should ask your seniors for something more complicated.

For the necessary growth in your career, it is important to get out of your comfort zone. If there is nothing as such at your current workplace, it is a clear sign you need to head out and look for something challenging.

Your Are Reluctant To Go To Work

Your Are Reluctant To Go To Work

Many employees get afraid at the thought of having to go back to the office the next day. If you are waking up in the morning with the same reluctance to go to work, it is a clear sign that you should say goodbye to your job. If you like what you do, no matter how tired you get today, you will be waiting to start the day again tomorrow.

You Hate Your Colleagues

There are uncountable employees working in organisations who are there just because of the type people they work with. Yes, along with work, it also important how well you are gelling with the people around you.

If the work culture is full of politics and is biased, your skills and performance might stay hidden for years resulting in unchanged profile and salary.

The Company Is Not Growing

An employee may establish such an emotional relationship with his office that no matter what, he wouldn't leave the place.

If this is happening to you, no problem. But, if you are noticing the company is not growing at all and the turnover has gotten stuck at a consistent figure, it's time you keep your emotions aside and think of your career practically.

If Your Work Is Deteriorating Your Health

After working for too long in a company, the responsibilities are obvious to rise. You may start working overtime to complete your targets and goals. However, if it's making a negative impact on your health, you cannot afford to stay there.

Just because the pay is good and you are promoted to a higher level doesn't mean you compromise on your health. After all, health is wealth.


You Are Abused Or Harassed

Your dignity and self-respect are way higher than your pay cheque. No matter how reputed the organisation is, if your boss and seniors are harming you verbally or physically, you need to leave the job right away.

Undoubtedly, you will get another job but your self-esteem once shattered, cannot be repaired.

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