People leave jobs for many reasons sometimes willfully and other times due to business decisions made by the job (layoffs, acquisitions and restructuring), but after a decade of career coaching and development the one thing that I can say with certainty is that most people do not quit soon enough.
Whether it’s loyalty to the company, fear of the unknown or uncertainty of options beyond their current job, more often than not, my clients find me after years of ignoring the signs. Hanging on when they should be running for the hills. Begging for a seat at the table when they should be creating an exit strategy.
Most of us have been there at least once. I’ve actually been there twice! For me I misinterpreted the signs. I read the signs as personal challenges to prove myself. Not smart…So let me save you the trouble. Here are 6 Signs that it’s time to quit your job.