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Should You Quit Your Job (Even Now)?

Should You Quit Your Job (Even Now)?

Should you stay or should you go?

Tania Khadder | ManagerLink

April 20, 2010

“It just wasn’t worth it anymore”

Bethany Jones, 35, worked from home as a Medical Transcriptionist for seven years before quitting in February.

After her pay was slashed by almost fifty percent, she decided “it was no longer worth the achy hands and headaches.”

“I was dissatisfied with the company I worked for. I was getting paid less and less and was given harder reports to type. This behavior seemed to increase as the recession deepened.”

After mulling it over for the past year, Jones had finally had enough. She put in her notice and went to work for her husband’s diesel repair business (which was seeing more momentum with the economic downturn).

“I miss the work I did, but I don’t miss being tied down for 40+ hours a week with little to show for my efforts.”

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