How to Quit Your Job—the Right Way
Quitting your job can be a tempting lunch-break fantasy, especially if you've just received an impossible deadline or a passive-aggressive email. Or maybe you found your dream job and know you have to take the offer on the table. Across the length of your career you might have more jobs than exes, but like breakups, quitting can take an emotional toll.
I know the feeling. In April of this year, desperate for a serious break, I decided it was in my best interest to resign—and I'm not alone. According to the Labor Department, a record 4.3 million people quit their jobs in April of 2022.
If you need to put in your two weeks notice, we asked career experts how to quit your job the right way—tactfully and without excess stress—so you can continue your career journey smoothly.