(Closed) Want to resign but only been working here for 6 months.

posted 4 years ago in Career
Post # 2
19 posts

I’m leaving a job I’ve only been at for 4 months, because my old company reached out to me and offered me a much better option


I wouldnt leave your job without another in place, but I learned a long time ago, you have to live your life


You’re not going to look back in 40 years and think, man I’m so glad I spent all my free time working instead of going out, taking trips, etc


You’ll be burned out!

Post # 3
4239 posts
Honey bee
  • Wedding: August 2015

It’s about working smarter, not harder.  I know how you feel because I’m a teacher with 9 different grade levels and the equivalent of 2 teacher’s workload.  I force myself to leave things at school even when I feel like I “should” be working on stuff.  I do spend a lot of time at school and I always get there early, earlier than the majority of other teachers.  I love it and part of it is just how the job is, but I feel you on work/life balance!

If you are not happy, absolutely start job searching, but I wouldn’t leave unless you have something else lined up.  Try to find ways to get things done at work and leave them at work.  That is a good first start.

ETA: You would not be able to get unemployment benefits if you resign.

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