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I quit my corporate job and bought a one-way ticket to travel the world — and the hardest part hasn’t been the language gap or the budget

After eight years in New York City, I quit my corporate job and bought a one-way ticket to travel the world.
Coworkers and company culture matter more than you think.

Graduates who flock to Wall Street, Silicon Valley, and big law in search of prestige might be in for a harsh wake-up call only a few years later

Many workers quit high-paying jobs at impressive companies because prestige just doesn't feel as important as it once did.
When leaving your current job, you might want to avoid burning bridges.

10 tips for quitting your job without burning any bridges

Leaving your job doesn't have to mean destroying professional relationships. Whether you're pursuing a new opportunity or have deemed your current position the wrong fit, here's how to leave your job without burning bridges.
Complete confidence is overrated. Kathryn Minshew pictured.

The 32-year-old CEO of The Muse who quit a job at McKinsey to start her own company shows there are 2 ways to launch a business — and one gives ...

The Muse, a job-search and career-advice platform, started out as a side project for CEO Kathryn Minshew and her cofounder. Minshew said she waited to quit her day job until she saw that her idea could be a viable business.
Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos

Amazon’s program for underperforming employees includes a courtroom-style videoconference with a jury of peers — and while experts agree i...

Amazon employees have expressed resentment around the "Pivot" program for underperforming employees. Some workplace experts say it's concerning that decisions about an individual's career are made by relative strangers.
Try these tips if you can barely keep your eyes open at work.

17 things you should do if you’re bored at work

Bored at work again? There's a better way to use your time besides reading the news, browsing Facebook, and glancing at the clock every other minute. Try one of these 17 tips today to boost your on-the-job happiness.
A resignation letter should be quick and clear.

How to write a resignation letter without burning bridges

Wondering how to write a resignation letter? Here are some samples to get you started on your resignation letter, as well as expert tips on what's legally required to include.
Whatever you do, don't bash your boss. Hope Hicks pictured.

Hope Hicks is leaving the White House — and she made a brilliant tactical choice upon resigning that anyone can emulate

White House communication director Hope Hicks has resigned. By keeping things positive, she was able to leave her job with dignity and grace.
Don't wait until you're turning in shoddy work.

A woman who’s spent over a decade in HR shares the No. 1 sign it’s time to quit your job

Toni Thompson, vice president of people and talent at The Muse, says you always want to leave your employer with good memories of you and your work.