(Closed) Should I tell my job I am looking for a new one?

posted 5 years ago in Career
Post # 3
1936 posts
Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: February 2014

@missmorganista:  You’re under no obligation to tell them you are looking for a job. It sounds like you’ve been pretty straightforward with your manager, so giving 2 weeks notice to let them find a replacement and perhaps train them is plenty of time. If you want to be nicer, give 3 weeks. That’s what I did when I left my last job. 

Post # 4
2966 posts
Sugar bee
  • Wedding: May 2014



I think a two weeks notice is more than enough. No need to do anything more.


Good luck on  your interview!! 🙂 


Post # 5
993 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: May 2013

no just 2 weeks

Post # 6
9142 posts
Buzzing Beekeeper
  • Wedding: November 2013 - St. Augustine Beach, FL

It’s typically better not to say anything to your current boss unless a position you are being offerred elsewhere wants to call them for a reference.  Your boss already knows that you aren’t happy with part time forever so I don’t believe you are under any other obligation except giving your two weeks notice when you take a new position elsewhere.

Post # 7
5423 posts
Bee Keeper
  • Wedding: November 2012

If they already know you will be looking in the future, no need to tell them you plan on starting the search sooner.

Post # 8
349 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: May 2008

Just two weeks notice is probably enough. No need to create any tension until you’ve actually landed the new job. Good luck!

Post # 9
1880 posts
Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: July 2012

Two weeks is more than enough notice.  You wouldn’t want them trying to replace you  before you have a new job.  Good luck.

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