Do you know what are the Reasons For Leaving a Job? Or Do you want to change your job? Now, why do you want to change jobs? The office I worked on, several months ago, had a light green coloring of the interior which was disliked by a girl whose favorite color was white, eventually, she had left the job and had joined somewhere else where she was surrounded by pearl white colored walls as she had explained to me over the phone.
So, if someone can leave a job because of the color of the walls then what are you waiting for? Are there any personal reasons for leaving a job? Cotton Candies!
There are hundreds of reasons for which you should leave your job today but I came up with only sixteen (16) reasons to save my and your precious time. Make no mistake, these are the most common reasons people leave their jobs for.
16 Top Reasons For Leaving a Job
Table of Contents
- 1. Hard-Nosed Boss
- 2. No Place For Creativity
- 3. Slow/No Career Growth; One of Best Reasons For Leaving a Job
- 4. Work-Place Does Not Match Your Excellence
- 5. Tedious Work-Environment
- 6. You Have A Business Plan
- 7. You Have Options
- 8. You Do Not Fit In
- 9. New Experience
- 10. No Learning
- 11. A Corrupted Office
- 12. The Office Does Not Deserve You
- 13. Your Job Is Affecting Your Health
- 14. You Are Offered More Money Elsewhere
- 15. You Want To Get More Degrees
- 16. It Is Just Time To Leave
1. Hard-Nosed Boss
This is the first and foremost reason that you should leave your job today. Having a strict boss is good because the environment remains balanced that way but why would anyone work under someone who does not even care about anything rather than the results made?
Why would you work under someone who does not appreciate if you perform well but daunts you every time you do a mistake?
If your boss is like this, then it is high time that you leave the job and join somewhere else where the boss has a good heart and is a good leader who motivates you.
2. No Place For Creativity
You go to the office every day and do the same thing from 9AM-5PM, even do overtime. What is the point of working so hard over something that you are not enjoying?
If you crave to do something creative then leave your job today and join somewhere else where you have the opportunity to show your creativity.
3. Slow/No Career Growth; One of Best Reasons For Leaving a Job
If you have been working hard as an executive officer over almost 2years and still there is no career growth that you have acquired then what is the point of working so hard?
Leave the job right now because there are plenty of workplaces where you can work and grow tremendously every year.
There is a thing called performance appraisal which is a method used by the HR by which the job performance of an employee is documented and evaluated.
So, if your performance is not appraised after so many hard works, then it is the high time you should leave your job.
4. Work-Place Does Not Match Your Excellence
This simply means that if you are overqualified for the job that you hold then you should leave your job right away because plenty of workplaces are waiting for you to join so that they can use you for a greater cause.
This, in the meantime, will also help you to work for something you actually are made to do.
5. Tedious Work-Environment
Motivation, hard work and a little bit of refreshment are all workplace needs. But, if the workplace is just all about hard work and nothing else then I am afraid you should leave your job today because you are frustrated already or else why are you reading my article in the first place?
Hard-work is the only way to succeed and this is an undeniable statement but without refreshment and motivation, hard work feels like typical slavery for which no one acquires degrees.
So, you should leave your job today if your workplace is boring and only forces you to work hard.
6. You Have A Business Plan
If you have been planning for business but could not make it real because of your job then you should leave your job today.
Because if you do not leave your job today then one day you are going to regret that you could have led a better life if you had taken the right decision.
Make no mistake, you cannot rush. Firstly, do some homework. Determine what your ultimate goal with your business is and if you are going to succeed or not. If everything is positive, then leave your job today and live your life, your way.
7. You Have Options
If you have job offers coming from places that are far way better than your current work-place then why would you stick to this job?
Just leave your job and grab the opportunity that suits you best. Because opportunities are something that you do not get every day. So, if you are seeing a better option today, grab it.
8. You Do Not Fit In
A zebra cannot be in the herd of Giraffes.
So, if you feel that you do not fit in the workplace among the colleagues that you are surrounded with then you should leave your job today. Join somewhere else where you find people with the same mentality that you possess.
9. New Experience
This reason is for those people who love acquiring new experiences. Being in an office for years will not give you what you want. You have to explore.
So, if you are up for this then you should leave your job today and seize the opportunity of experiencing something new. But keep in mind, the excess of anything is very bad.
Do not be very frequent while switching jobs because you will end up getting no more jobs in the long run since employers seek for employees who can offer the least commitment towards the workplace.
10. No Learning
If you are not learning anything from your workplace, just working there on your own then that place is not worth to work in.
You need to learn in order to evolve. If your workplace is not allowing you to learn but just making you work hard, then it is high time to leave that place.
11. A Corrupted Office
As far as I am concerned, you are an honest person right? So, if you are working in a place where everyone is corrupted, then why be in such a place?
Find something that suits your values and norms and leave your job today!
12. The Office Does Not Deserve You
If you, by anyway, feel that the office that you are working in, does not deserve you at all and you are better than all of these people around you then it is time to move on.
Why work under someone who does not deserve to be your boss?
13. Your Job Is Affecting Your Health
Tremendous workload every day is not good for mental and physical health. So, if your job is affecting your health then you should leave your job today.
Because, “To keep the body in good health is a duty, otherwise we shall not be able to keep our mind strong and clear”- Buddha.
14. You Are Offered More Money Elsewhere
Money cannot surely buy you happiness but it can let you maintain a life that you always wanted so if you are being offered a greater salary than your current one, then you grab the opportunity no matter what.
Because at the end of the day, money matters.
15. You Want To Get More Degrees
If you are willing and have options to get more degrees then you must go for it. You can get a job at any time but this age will definitely not come again.
16. It Is Just Time To Leave
You work on a great workplace, you have the best boss and colleagues, you have learned so much and you are evolved so big in the company but sometimes, it is just time to move on.
How long will you work in the same place? How long will you be with the same people? These people are not going anywhere.
In the era of technology, you do not lose anyone. So you just leave your job today and join somewhere else and have a new boss, new colleagues.
So, these are the Top Reasons For Leaving a Job and I guess you are now looking for an explanation that you are going to give your boss regarding your resignation.
Do not hesitate, the life is yours and you are capable enough to get a job anywhere. So, live your life the way you want to live, because someone once said to me, “Worries are not worth your time”.
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Jamil Ahmed is the CEO of “Reinforce Lab”. He is a Pharmacist with experience of working in several pharmaceutical companies for over 5 years in International Business. Jamil Ahmed (@ahmedjr_16) is a Digital innovator, Personal Branding, Small Business, and Marketing consultant. He was named as the Top 3 Business Intelligence Marketing Influencer in 2018 by Onalytica. He was also Top 20 eCommerce Online Seller & Influencer by SaleHoo and Top 8 eCommerce Influencer by FitSmallBusiness. He regularly shares his tips and tricks for effective Personal Branding, Digital Marketing, Social Media Marketing, Small Business, Entrepreneurship, and Latest Technology Integration in Business by building relationships, and by telling stories. Read more about him.