The 12 Best Reasons to Quit Your Job

Before you quit, it’s important to consider how you will explain your reasons for leaving. Because if you do return to the workforce, you will be asked why you left your previous job at some point.

You may be wondering how can a person resign from a job while remaining professional and not burning bridges? Here are 12 good reasons for leaving a job that allows you to still keep things professional.

You Have Found New Opportunities Elsewhere

If you love the career field you are currently in or want to take on new challenges, there may come a time when another company makes you an offer that's just too good to turn down. 

Your Schedule Took a Hit

This can involve various factors, such as having your hours reduced, being switched to working the night shift rather than a traditional daytime shift, or even having your hours increased so that you are working more hours than you can handle. 

Personal or Family Reason

Unless you have a boss who has no feelings whatsoever, leaving for family or personal reasons is a way to quit your current job on good terms. 

Your Commute is Too Long

While it may not have seemed like a big deal at first, those long drives back and forth several times per week may be taking a toll on your family and your wallet, especially at the gas pump.

You Decided to Pursue Other Goals

There's nothing wrong with having an honest talk with your boss to explain how your goals have changed. By doing so, chances are your boss and colleagues will have even more respect for you than they already did.

You Want More Flexibility

For example, you may want flexibility in your work schedule, especially if you have a schedule that rarely, if ever, allows you to deviate from your regular hours.

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