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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

Should I stay or should I go?

So how do you know if quitting is the right thing to do? What factors need to be in place before you put in your notice?

Don’t do anything hasty, says Finance Expert Dona DeZube.

“If you’re considering leaving your job, you have to take the long view. How does leaving your current job benefit you in the years ahead? Not just this week, but five to ten years from now?”

DeZube also says that a pay cut is not necessarily justification for quitting.

“If you’re pay is being cut but your hours have been cut accordingly, stick around.” She says. “Now may not be the time to quit, but it may be the time to look for a new job.”

Despite the grim economic outlook, DeZube admits there is one circumstance that warrants a hasty departure. “If your company is doing something illegal. If you’re being asked to commit fraud. Those are good reasons to quit immediately.”

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