Here’s Why You Might Quit Your Job Soon

More American workers quit their jobs this May than in any previous month since 2001, according to the Labor Department.

The Job Openings and Labor Turnover Survey is a monthly measurement of how many U.S. workers leave their jobs, voluntarily …

How to Burn Bridges When You Quit Your Job

Welcome to Choose Your Own Adventure! Scenario: You’re ready to quit your job. Should you burn bridges, or should you be professional and polite?

So, you’re ready to quit. Whether it’s because you have something great lined up or you …

Don’t Do These 7 Things After You Quit

When you make the decision to quit your job, it can feel like the end of an era. In many ways, it is. But, it’s important to remember that it’s also the beginning of something new.

It would benefit you …

9 Ways You Know It’s Time to Quit Your Job

There’s nothing worse than sticking it out at a job that’s just not doing it for you. Whether you feel trapped in your role, aren’t getting along with a manager, or feel like you aren’t being compensated fairly, powering through …

Should You Ever Ask to Be Laid Off?

Sometimes, your dream job doesn’t turn out so dreamy. Your work grows more and more monotonous and unchallenging, you become increasingly frustrated with the people with whom you work, and you feel stuck in your career. The best course of …

When You Can’t Quit Your Horrible Job, Do These 5 Things

Short of living with someone you can't stand – sorry, parents of surly teenagers and people with weird Craigslist roommates – there's nothing that will make you unhappier than hating your job. That's partly because most of us spend the bulk of our waking hours at work, and partly because work provides us with a sense of identity. What's the first question you ask someone at a party? Often, it's: "What do you do?"

How to Quit Your Job Without Making Everyone Hate You

The average worker has 12 jobs in the course of a career, which means that you can count on leaving a position about 12 times between the start of your working life and retirement. Ideally, most of those job changes will be voluntary, involving a jump to a better gig, with interesting new challenges and a bigger paycheck. But even if everything goes according to your best-laid plans, there's one hurdle you'll have to cross again and again in order to get to where you want to be in your career: you're going to have to quit your job.

PayScale’s VIP Blog Roundup: 13 Signs You Need to Quit Your Job

It's never a good idea to quit your job without having another job lined up. That said, sometimes there are signals that you should start finding that new job as soon as possible. In this week's roundup, we look at a few symptoms of a job that begs for your resignation letter, plus the best books to read instead of getting a life coach, and the interview follow-up you're not doing.