why you shouldn’t quit your job until you’ve accepted a new one

featured-on-usnHave you ever been tempted to quit your job even though you don’t have another one lined up yet? Maybe you’re sure you’re about to get an offer, or maybe you just can’t stand working for your current boss. It can be tempting to give your notice on the spot, but it can also be an enormous mistake if you don’t have another job formally locked in yet.

At U.S. News & World Report today, I talk about why you should never resign your job until you have an official job offer – one that you’ve finished negotiating and have accepted. You can read it here.

why you shouldn’t quit your job until you’ve accepted a new one was originally published by Alison Green on Ask a Manager.

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