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Is it possible to prevent a user from exiting Front Row?

In Mac OS X, is it possible to prevent the user from exiting Front Row? [more inside]
posted by cirripede on Sep 2, 2011 - 8 answers

Giving more than two weeks notice when quitting a job?

Should I give my supervisor several months notice like he asked? [more inside]
posted by parakeetdog on Aug 13, 2011 - 37 answers

Ethics of leaving a college teaching job near the start of the semester?

I agreed to take a teaching job at certain community college, and now, just two weeks away from the beginning of the semester, it looks like a much better job is about to come through for me. What are the ethical considerations of backing out? [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Aug 8, 2011 - 13 answers

I hate my boss and it's only my first week. Is that enough reason to quit?

I hate my boss and it's only my first week. Is that enough reason to quit? [more inside]
posted by joeyjoejoejr on Jul 25, 2011 - 48 answers

Quit smoking feedback loop

What are some feedback loops that would help me quit smoking? [more inside]
posted by patrad on Jul 19, 2011 - 17 answers

How do I quit my job?

I am terrible at quitting jobs. Please walk me through how I can actually quit, frame my quitting, and how to act in the meantime. [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Jul 16, 2011 - 16 answers

Am I crazy to quit my job?

Am I crazy to quit a government job in this economy to go to grad school full time? [more inside]
posted by Amistad on Jun 10, 2011 - 16 answers

Does Allen Carr's method quit smoking method really work?

Looking for thoughts on Allen Carr's "The Easy Way to Stop Smoking"? Does it really work? [more inside]
posted by ktpetals on Mar 4, 2011 - 21 answers

Baby, I was wrong and I've changed. Take me back, please!

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]
posted by anonymous on Mar 1, 2011 - 10 answers

No, this isn't a smoker's cough, its a nonsmoker's cough!

Quitting smoking filter: Of all the things I expected, this horrible scratch in my throat is seriously bumming me out. How can I fix it? How long might this last? [more inside]
posted by stormygrey on Feb 24, 2011 - 17 answers

The curiously not strong enough mint

Altoids are a lot healthier than cigarettes, this I know. But what's healthier than Altoids? [more inside]
posted by Mister Fabulous on Jan 31, 2011 - 35 answers

Another "Should I Quit" Quandary.

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]
posted by shotinthedark on Jan 16, 2011 - 9 answers

Unprofessional to get paid for a break via employer I am quitting?

New job wants me to start before my paid winter break of current job starts. Is it rude/unprofessional to try and get paid for both? [more inside]
posted by NotSoSimple on Dec 2, 2010 - 21 answers

Do I hate my job, do I just hate working, or am I just plain tuckered out?

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]
posted by theplatypus on Oct 18, 2010 - 12 answers

Am I crazy if I quit my job?

I hate my job, but it pays me well. Seriously, I make more than $130k, have great benefits (paid health insurance, 4 weeks vacation etc). I am very lucky to have landed this position. Without divulging too much more, lets just say that the industry I am in, it won't happen again. I will likely make 35% less anywhere else. So, I know that no one can truly answer this but me, but am I crazy for wanting to just walk away from it if I truly dislike it? [more inside]
posted by Yunani on Oct 18, 2010 - 46 answers

Is it worth it to drop my work in favor of school?

Should I quit my job in order to better focus on my academics? [more inside]
posted by Scientist on Oct 4, 2010 - 4 answers

Quitting a toxic work environment

How to quit a job when the company is small and the boss unstable? [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Sep 2, 2010 - 41 answers

Quitting social smoking.

If you were an occasional smoker and you quit, did you see any noticeable health benefits? [more inside]
posted by howrobotsaremade on Jul 29, 2010 - 30 answers

Why yes, I do want my UC cake.

There are many askme questions where answers are given that say "Have you asked to be laid off?". Have you or anyone you know done this successfully? My company is not laying off - when people leave or are let go or retire, they are just redistributing duties and not rehiring. [more inside]
posted by sio42 on Jul 12, 2010 - 13 answers

When is the right time to resign from a job you feel loyalty to but currently hate?

When is the right time to quit a job you feel loyalty to but currently hate? I'm a programmer in the video games industry, I can afford to do so, I want very badly want to work somewhere else, and I have a hard time looking for work while pretending to be a good employee. [more inside]
posted by JZig on Jul 4, 2010 - 17 answers

Wait, what?

How do I regain the brainpower I've lost after roughly a decade of marijuana use? [more inside]
posted by Hey Dean Yeager! on Jun 25, 2010 - 32 answers

Would quitting my job help more than hurt

I'm thinking about quitting my job, not because I hate it (in fact I love what I'm doing). I would quit to take time to rest and recover. The questions: Are the consequences worth it, or should I treat this as an impulsive escape fantasy? Tried this yourself? Did you have the positive outcomes you had hoped for? Any suggestions or insight? [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Jun 20, 2010 - 29 answers

How do I feel OK about quitting my job when I never intended to stay in the first place?

Anxiety Filter: I took this job knowing that I would have to leave it after only a few months. Now I must give notice, and I feel overwhelmed with anxiety about it. Advice? [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Jun 3, 2010 - 19 answers

Stop! In the name of Love...

Song Suggestions for a Quitting Smoking Mix [more inside]
posted by cazoo on May 26, 2010 - 32 answers

You dig 16 tons and what do you get?

Should I quit? (in the near future) [more inside]
posted by djduckie on Apr 18, 2010 - 11 answers

I need to break up with my job, help me quit - with music.

Help me come to terms with leaving my job - through music [more inside]
posted by omegar on Apr 15, 2010 - 43 answers

Smoke 'em if you got 'em...

Mrs. Spyder and I are looking to get new (less expensive) health insurance. The last time we signed up for health insurance, I was a half a pack a day smoker. I quit four years ago. But I still smoke once in a while. How do I present this to the new insurance people? [more inside]
posted by Spyder's Game on Apr 10, 2010 - 7 answers

Quit vs fired?

Should my friend quit before they are fired? [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Feb 19, 2010 - 10 answers

Should I quit Americorps?

I am currently an Americorps VISTA member and I do not like my assignment. This is a year-long commitment, and I have @7 months left to serve. VISTA members work full-time but are paid very little because the position is kind of a cross between a volunteer position and a job. The reason for taking a VISTA position, therefore, is not the pay, but rather the job experience and the opportunity to do meaningful work to help the poor. Unfortunately, I am not getting much of that experience or doing much of that work, and I am disrespected to boot. [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Feb 3, 2010 - 20 answers

Should I quit my job?

Should I quit my job? [more inside]
posted by nel on Jan 13, 2010 - 17 answers

It's not you it's me (but you really)

I have an annual review coming up at work, but I'm looking for another job - what to say? [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Dec 8, 2009 - 15 answers

need advice on how to avoid smoking relapse

Ex smokers: What did you do to get past certain stages of withdrawal? [more inside]
posted by marimeko on Nov 29, 2009 - 41 answers

I can't do this job anymore!

I don't like my job and I'm tired of trying to like it. I just want to quit but I'm afraid of what will happen if/when I do. [more inside]
posted by PFL on Oct 16, 2009 - 13 answers

What to do about my excruciating work situation?

What are the best strategies for my current work situation? Question relates to disability, unemployment, and illegal activities (not mine). [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Sep 14, 2009 - 17 answers

Peace out, I'm going on vacation

Is it ethical/okay/kosher/acceptable to give two weeks notice prior to a week and a half of prior scheduled vacation? [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Sep 8, 2009 - 21 answers

Help a secret smoker quit for good, and stop lying

Stopping an intermittent secret cigarette habit that I lie about to my wife. How do I control my intermittent smoking problem, and how do I placate my wife who won't let me talk to her about it? Longer explanation below. [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Jul 14, 2009 - 28 answers

My time is worth more than this.

Workfilter: My small company has cut benefits and pay, closed my office and given my peers promotions without raises. They've also taught me everything I know. How loyal should I be to them? [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Jun 21, 2009 - 15 answers

How to politely fire a client?

How to politely fire a client? [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Jun 15, 2009 - 18 answers


Is my job destroying my mind? [more inside]
posted by bad grammar on Mar 29, 2009 - 16 answers

I hate my job, but will I hate myself if I quit it?

I hate hate hate hate my job. It's killing me, every day, to know that I work for people who have no interest in my well-being while I create utter, meaningless drivel. I don't think I can do this anymore. But I might have an escape. Is it reasonable to quit in light of the economy and the inevitable instability of switching to freelance writing and babysitting? [more inside]
posted by Viola on Feb 12, 2009 - 29 answers

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?
posted by anonymous on Feb 9, 2009 - 17 answers

How can I quit?

Where to go from here? I feel crazy to consider quitting my job in this market environment, but I'm going crazy sticking with it. Please help! [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Jan 11, 2009 - 17 answers

What happens when you're the last nonprofit gal standing?

NonprofitChaosFilter: The grants fell through, and I'm the last full-timer in an office of 2. What's the most ethical thing to do when I'm the last employee left, there's no money left, and I've become the director's right-hand gal? [more inside]
posted by vindyloo on Aug 14, 2008 - 12 answers

How to switch companies?

Controversial Job Change: Family business broke up, 1/2 the family left current company to start competing business. Considering the bad blood, how do I make a switch to the other team? [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Aug 11, 2008 - 10 answers

Is my employer legally obligated to compensate for unused vacaction when I quit (in British Columbia)?

Leaving a job in British Columbia soon with two weeks unused vacation. Is my employer legally obligated to compensate me for this time? [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Aug 11, 2008 - 8 answers


Should I quit my job? [more inside]
posted by mustcatchmooseandsquirrel on Aug 1, 2008 - 35 answers

Getting fired on Monday, how should I handle it?

I've come to understand from co-workers as well as things that have gone on this past week, that I will be getting fired on Monday. How should I handle it? Much more after the jump. [more inside]
posted by blackout on Jul 13, 2008 - 45 answers

Have you kicked the habit in a group?

Has anyone successfully used Nicotine Anonymous to quit smoking? Tell me your story... [more inside]
posted by parmanparman on Jun 30, 2008 - 20 answers

How do I resign politely?

Writing a resignation letter and quitting gracefully in a slightly slippery situation [more inside]
posted by Brittanie on May 3, 2008 - 19 answers

Should I stay or go back?

Should I keep the job or go back to school? [more inside]
posted by bobber on Feb 24, 2008 - 9 answers

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