Do you often quit your job?

@youless (86622)
Guangzhou, China
September 8, 2008 10:16am CST
When I just graduated from university, then I found a job. However, at that time I quit the job soon because there would be something that I wasn't satisfied. Sometimes I wasn't interested in the work, or sometimes I hated overtime work etc. This is why I quit my job continuously to find another better job. But later I realized that it was not possible to find an ideal job. I have been stable ten years 8 years ago and don't quit my job anyway.
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@tianli (311)
• China
8 Sep 08
LOL , yes,an ideal job is hard to hunt. this July,I have finished my four years' college study .It is time to hunt a good job ,but I know it exists a serious problem for college students to hunt a job that is we don't have any working experience.So, i choose to go on my post-graduate education .Perhaps ,it is a evasion to enter society.
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@youless (86622)
• Guangzhou, China
9 Sep 08
I hope you will find a good job
@rkrish (3003)
• India
8 Sep 08
i am averaging 2 yrs with one employe so far, means in last 8 yrs with 4 employers...i normally quit when my standards and requirement goes up to get a feasible market hikes on hoping...but really whenever i quit i feel missing my colleagues and company...
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@youless (86622)
• Guangzhou, China
9 Sep 08
Sometimes the previous company may not be worse than the present one.
• Philippines
8 Sep 08
i used to before...when i'm not satisfied..when it does not interest me and when i hate something that is going on i quit the job and look for another...i use to jump to different kinds of fields...luckily right now i am not yet quitting my recent job..just spent one year with this job but i'm planning to quit because it sucks now.
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@youless (86622)
• Guangzhou, China
9 Sep 08
It seems that you can adjust to different jobs easily.
@coolsree (509)
• India
8 Sep 08
I dont like to quit a job unless I got abetter oppertunty which is valuable in m carer vise & financial vise. Asof now in my 7 years work experience I have joined 3 companies only. First company I worked 3 years , 2nd one is the lest one 11 moths, Then for the past 4 years I am working with my precent company. Because I lve this work & I am getting enogh spare time & earnig good.
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@youless (86622)
• Guangzhou, China
9 Sep 08
You are wise to quit the job unless you meet a better opportunity.
@gabbana (1815)
• China
8 Sep 08
you are asking it at the right time. today i'm determining to quit my job in a week. the longest i stick to is around 3 years. this one? less than a year, only 9 months.
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@youless (86622)
• Guangzhou, China
9 Sep 08
You must have enough reasons to quit it.
@wolfie34 (26881)
• United Kingdom
10 Sep 08
I have only ever quit my job once and that was because I just couldn't stand it any longer and it wasn't much of a career, I was being treated like a child and I hated it, it was only as a bakery assistant, part time just to get some money in, I stuck it out for 13 months and in the end decided enough was enough, it took 6 months till I got another job, and I managed to survive financially but I had no regrets, it didn't do my self esteem any good and I wasn't happy with the management either. Life is too short even in a job to be very unhappy.
@youless (86622)
• Guangzhou, China
10 Sep 08
Oh, I remember you had a response and said you couldn't cook so much. But now you told me that you worked as a bakery assistant before. I think you are very modest, you can really cook well
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@wolfie34 (26881)
• United Kingdom
10 Sep 08
I never made anything, I just sold the bread and cakes, that was the easy part my friend, but I did make doughnuts that was quite fun, but it put me off eating doghnuts for life, I see how they are made and I vowed NEVER to eat a doughnut again, ewww, might be a good thing as they are bad for you!
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• Philippines
9 Sep 08
I quit my previous job because I don't like the management. They're not considerate enough for their employee to think its their shortcomings. It's like this, office ours is 9am - 6pm daily except Sundays. Our office is in the 5th floor. Worst thing is you have to take the stairs to climb up, you're not allowed to use the elevator. When you are the 5th floor, you still have to fall in-line to swipe in. The thing is there is only 1 swipe machine that serves almost 500 employees. Then when your time captured 9:01am you're late as good as 15 mins. Then in the afternoon you are allowed 15 mins break, and the food canteen is in the lower ground floor. Again not allowed to take the elevator, that's 5 floors up and 5 floors down you must do. I get enough of them so I quit.
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@youless (86622)
• Guangzhou, China
10 Sep 08
That's terrible! It's very strange the elevator is not allowed to use.
• Philippines
10 Sep 08
Yeah, we've been treated like criminals. Very very terrible.
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@sumpter (214)
• United States
8 Sep 08
It is very true. I graduated last year and have often felt unsatisfied with the jobs out here. I have been with my current job for the past 6 months and I think I may have found the right fit. Nothing is perfect, but I think it will pit me on the path to what I want in my life and that is how I will look at it. It is a different world coming out of college and having life not what you expected.
@youless (86622)
• Guangzhou, China
9 Sep 08
I hope you will find a better job. You are still so young and you can take a risk to challenge yourself
@sumpter (214)
• United States
9 Sep 08
Thanks so very much. I will keep doing my thing until I find the right fit for me.
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@Margarit (3677)
• Philippines
10 Sep 08
When i was a fresh graduate from college, ive been quiting my job if im not satisfied because of low salary , no benefits from employer and bad co-employes, ive have tried 5 different job before i could a have a goog job that i like. now im 6 years in my present job and i like to stay longer.
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@youless (86622)
• Guangzhou, China
10 Sep 08
I was exactly the same like you in the past.
@enavnai13 (509)
• Philippines
9 Sep 08
i have experienced that too... at first i was excited that i was hired by the company but later, after the training, i quit... i thought it was not the right job for me.. but later, i realized that what i did was wrong.. i should have stayed, in the first place. well that was past and i expect to learn something from it. so probably the next time i won't do that again...
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@youless (86622)
• Guangzhou, China
10 Sep 08
I think if you can be stick in working in a company for a week, you can work it for a longer time.
• India
9 Sep 08
this is my seccond job and i dont like to quit often. right now i am copleting forur years in present comapny but my freinds say that its long time now to move on. I will move or think about quiting if i am not doing well with this atmosphere.
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@youless (86622)
• Guangzhou, China
10 Sep 08
Just think about it when you meet another better choice.
@lucy02 (5017)
• United States
9 Sep 08
I hate starting a new job so I have never been one to change jobs often. The last job I had I worked at for 17 yrs. The one before that I worked at for a couple of years including a summer between college terms.
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@youless (86622)
• Guangzhou, China
10 Sep 08
Your boss must treat you the best
@animeniak (425)
• United States
9 Sep 08
i quitted my job when i was working as a bagger at a grocery store, that's when i became a high school senior for about a month... i really didn't hate my job, i did think about quitting it and getting another job, but i decided to stay since there were some coworkers that i got along with... but then again the manager was an @$$hole and she just mentally made me quit the darn thing -_-;; but nowadays whatever job you have, it wouldn't be so easy making a decision to quit it, especially if you want to think about your financial situations and the unemployment in the nation is like way way way up there...
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@youless (86622)
• Guangzhou, China
10 Sep 08
This is why I won't take a risk to find another job. Perhaps a stable job will be enough for me.
• China
9 Sep 08
I didn't often quit and change my jobs, but if there were no need for me to stick to a job, i will quit and change to another one. sometime, changing job is a progress, maybe you can learn more and have greater progress in another company. that's my idea.
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@youless (86622)
• Guangzhou, China
10 Sep 08
This is a very positive thought and I appreciate to it.
@subha12 (18462)
• India
9 Sep 08
i think at start of career many people change jobs frequently. i have just chyanged once in my almost 4 years career. now it seems that i have to change again for my own good.
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@youless (86622)
• Guangzhou, China
10 Sep 08
It seems true. Now I am not at my 20s and therefore I prefer to have a stable work.
• Philippines
9 Sep 08
i quit my job depends on situation. If my boss is not good, the salary is not good, and if i didnt enjoy the job assigned to me. But presently i'm enjoying my job and the people around me so i guess theres no reason to quit.Ive been in this job for 5 years.
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@youless (86622)
• Guangzhou, China
10 Sep 08
This is very good.
@mykmari_08 (2466)
• Philippines
9 Sep 08
am not a quitter myself but several times i was pirated by those managers who believed in my capabilities. my present employment was the last time i was pirated and am on my 11th year now. now i learned that jumping from one company to another is not beneficial because you will not earn your years of experience meaning your retirement benefit will be crucial. being in one company for a long time means you can handle different kinds of characters, your not over sensitive to insulting words, you can work under pressure and considerate and open to all verbal and written communications. mistakes while working are normal but one should not leave his table without correcting it and on the process should learn from it not to take it negatively but constructively.
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@youless (86622)
• Guangzhou, China
10 Sep 08
11 years is quite a long time to work in the same company
@candysky (855)
• Malaysia
9 Sep 08
since i graduated from secondatary school, i hv quit 3 jobs before i join the company i working now... for me, i dun like to quit a job... i dun like to work in a new situation... so for the 3 jobs which i hv quit, it is becoz i can't c my future there.... tat's y i quit my job... now i'm in this firm, i satified... i think i won't quit unless something happen tat will make me quit lah.. now i in Intellectual Property firm, i like it, i feel i learn a lot.... =)
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@youless (86622)
• Guangzhou, China
10 Sep 08
It's true that it's not easy to adjust to different working environment.
@mchavez11 (1406)
• Philippines
9 Sep 08
Yes I actually quit my job if I get bored from it. The only job that I wouldn't quit is when I worked at Tower Records but unfortunatley they lay us off because they closed down already. So anything with music, I will stay for good or a long time. Just go where your passion is.
@youless (86622)
• Guangzhou, China
10 Sep 08
That's nice that you can quit it anytime
@LittleMel (14059)
• Canada
9 Sep 08
yes i do. but there was no place i worked in, that was free of politics office or labor and had a boss with dignity. i have no problem being blamed when i was wrong, but since i always took things seriously and made a note of every single detail, i really didn't make much mistake compared to everyone else. if not the boss said one thing and did another, the co workers would somehow ruined my work or not cooperating. the strange thing was if i didn't cooperate i would be yelled at or warned, but other people didn't have to go through this because they are either the boss' friends or have worked there for longer than i have. also, if they screwed up, i didn't always tell the boss, yet if i did they would surely tell the boss or hr. and what sucks is that this happened to many times practically everywhere i worked i knew that nobody would listen if i told them my side of the story and so i chose to leave before it affected my health more. i did try to tell them, but since nobody took it seriously i just didn't bother try again. they said i leaned towards negativity, how can people be so blind, they ARE the negativity. but they do have a point, why should i work for or with negativity anyway? at least this time they are honest.
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@youless (86622)
• Guangzhou, China
10 Sep 08
It's enough reasons to quit it.