I’ve had my current job for 9 months. At first, I thought it was my dream job, but now I dread going in every day. I just got a new job offer and I need help sorting out my thoughts and deciding what to do. [more inside]
Objective: Career change to technical writing. Obstacles: My current demanding job. Needing to relocate to place that actually has technical writing jobs. **Please help me determine the feasibility of my plan to relocate and change my career. Details inside.** [more inside]
Considering quitting PhD but not sure on how to proceed. [more inside]
I left a job after 3 months due to personal reasons and a contractual dispute. How can I explain this to new employers without sounding as though I was fired? [more inside]
I'm dropping out of a PhD program in a social science with only a masters degree. I need a real job. [more inside]
I hope this will be my last job-related question for quite a while. I want to give two weeks' notice today or tomorrow at this job and I'm not sure how to go about it. [more inside]
I feel like I'm in career purgatory, and it's a windowless, stuffy call center. I also don't want to throw away over 2 years of tenure and wonder if I should just learn to deal. TL;DR details and out-loud thinking inside. [more inside]
Is it possible to kiss and make up with a job I quit 2 years ago? What's the best way to go about trying to get hired for a position at a company that I left in the past? [more inside]
I graduated last May, but thanks to part-time jobs and internships, I've got 3 years of work experience in 2 different media-related fields. The problem: I absolutely loathe my day job, for a variety of reasons. I know it's a rough world out there, but I'd appreciate any advice that could help me decide if I need to leave. [more inside]
I need to figure out whether I: (a) hate my job (b) hate working, though it's inevitable (c) am just wiped out mentally from other circumstances in life. The answer is probably (d) All of the Above, but that doesn't really send me in one direction or another. [more inside]
I got a new boss and my previously near-perfect job has changed significantly (in a bad way). Should I quit?
I've been at my tiny non-profit for over three years. Last summer I got a new boss who's changed the workplace from a fairly egalitarian, self-managed environment to an autocratic, micro-managed one. For instance, I used to have a modicum of creative control over the media and newsletter I produced and now I have none. Folks keep saying I should talk to her but she's very dominant and she informed me the first week she came on the job that she's a micro-manager. I'm not paid well enough to stay if I'm not enjoying myself, but I am highly invested in the people we serve and keep imagining that maybe I'll adjust and she'll chill and we'll be able to go back to "the way it was". Am I hoping against hope? Anyone been to the other side?
What's worse, being at a job for too long or not long enough? [more inside]
I'm planning to quit my job tomorrow... and I'm nervous. Is it the right decision? Or too rash? [more inside]
Is it wrong to quit a new job if another offer comes through? [more inside]
So. I quit my job. What do I tell people? [more inside]