Here we are, friends. The final day of 28 Days to a New Job. By now, the ink has dried on your offer letter and you’ve got a firm start date at your company. With any luck, you’ve also gotten all your salary and benefits wishes, too. But amid all the joy of landing a new job, there’s still one more difficult task to handle: resigning from your current job.
Whether you love or hate your current gig, there’s no excuse not to leave on as positive a note as possible. Burning bridges won’t benefit you at all. You’ll need to keep your current boss and your coworkers in your network for years to come. They’ll be references and valuable networking contacts. They might even be friends. Whatever they may be, it’s best to keep them close. That means there’s way more to resigning than just submitting a two weeks notice. Read More →