A one-minute coaching vignette on how to quit your job the right way — part two

As I mentioned in a previous post, “How to Quit a Job” you need to do it the right way or risk screwing-up your career.

You’re still working at your old job until the day you leave. So give it your best shot each day until the end. This means to resist jumping onto social media to update your profiles or to brag about the new job until you start it. Remember, your boss needs to be the first to learn about your move. Besides, you want to give the impression that you’re committed to your current job instead of already having one foot out the door.

While quitting your job the right way is important to your career’s success, beginning your new job the right way is even more important. Starting correctly means you get to keep your new job longer. To help you get off to a flying start, read some of the one-minute coaching vignettes in chapter 15 in my book, Your One-Minute Job Finding Coach. That chapter is titled “what to do for an encore now that you’ve landed.” Click here to order my book on Amazon.

Copyright ©2016 by Ransom (Randy) Place

About the Author

Randy Place
RANDY PLACE is a job finding coach, author, writer on career topics, broadcaster, and host of www.yourcareerservice.com For 23 years, he helped over a thousand downsized employees at JPMorganChase find jobs. He also coached executives at CBS, Pitney Bowes, and major outplacement firms in New York on job-finding, communications skills, and sales strategies An accomplished seminar leader and speaker, Randy has designed and presented workshops on job finding and sales training nationwide. His nationally syndicated radio series, Your Career Service, has been heard on over two hundred radio stations in the US. Randy is the author of “Your One-Minute Job Finding Coach” and writes about career topics on www.yourCareerService.com. His articles about job finding have appeared in the Wall Street Journal’s National Business Employment Weekly. A former sales executive at NBC, broadcast journalist, and commercials spokesperson, Randy holds a Bachelor’s in Broadcasting from Syracuse University, and a Master’s in Journalism from NYU.

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