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No matter what kind of a job you have, by the end of the day, week or month, you get your paycheck thanks to which there’s always food on your plate and drinks in your glass. I know there are a lot of people who are sick of their jobs, but that doesn’t mean you don’t need to plan before resigning or quitting your job.
There are a lot of things you need you need to ask yourself before quitting your job, out of which the top 8 questions are mentioned below:
1) Do you have another job in hand before quitting the one you are planning to?
This is something you need to ask yourself before quitting the job you have in your hands – preferably, never leave a job if you don’t have a backup plan; living life as an unemployed person is no piece of cake!
2) Are you prepared to be homeless and live a life like that?
Prepare yourself for becoming homeless. There are chances for you to get no job for a long period of time, once you quit what you have in your hands. If you aren’t prepared to be homeless and jobless, get another job before quitting what you are doing.
3) Are you sure about your resignation?
Ask yourself over and over again – are you serious about resigning your job?
4) Are you all set to be unemployed?
Your friends might ask you to go to expensive restaurants with them and since you won’t have any money in hands, you’ll have to give up on the plans. Are you okay with being unemployed until you get another job?
5) Are you prepared to say goodbye to your colleagues?
You may have a few good friends at work; are you prepared to bid farewell to them?
6) Are you willing to serve your notice period?
If you serve your notice period, you leave your job on good terms. Make sure you are ready to serve your notice period if you leave your job.
7) Do you have a resignation checklist?
Yes – there is something known as a resignation checklist; prepare one to make sure you are all set to resign in a proper way. Keep it simple.
8) Do you have a good resignation reason?
If you want to leave your job on good terms, make sure you have a convincing reason to quit what you have in your hands. Always leave on a good note so that you can rejoin the organization in future, if needed.