By Deanna Bonaparte
The nature of a resignation implies that you are leaving a company entirely out of your own accord. But what happens if your company resorts to artful, unscrupulous means to bulldoze you out of the picture? Do you brave the winds and remain firm or crumble under the pressure and resign? Although it might sit better with prospective employers when they learn that you resigned instead of being dismissed, a thorny situation like this requires you to stay calm and think through the ups and downs of both outcomes. (Read More Here!)
Question: I used to be happy with my job but I’ve come to hate it. I don’t know what I should do. Should I quit or are there other options that I should consider?
Answer: In situations like this, quitting will almost always seem like the most attractive option. However, the most attractive option might not always be the most ideal or feasible, and when it comes to something as important as a job, it’s important that one treads with caution. (Read More Here!)
Question: Recently, a number of colleagues have tendered their resignation at the company I recently joined. As I am a new hire, this sudden exodus has left me wondering if there is something ‘wrong’ about the organisation and whether I should leave before it’s too late. What should I do?
Answer: It’s easy to be influenced by the sudden departure of many of your co-workers, especially if they’re senior employees. As a new hire, you’ll be the most impressionable during your first few months at your new workplace.
And in the absence of any concrete information, the rumour mill at your company will also naturally go into overdrive, putting you in a position where you’ll be receiving lots of (un)substantiated gossip. (Read More Here!)