12 Jun '12, 10am

The peril of quitting without a job

The peril of quitting without a job by Greatsage on June 12, 2012 Recently one of my colleagues tendered his resignation letter. I do not know his actual reason for resigning but apparently he was unhappy that he was overlooked for promotion, so I supposed he quit to register his unhappiness. As he resigned in an abrupt manner, I can only postulate that he has not found a new job. He is 40 this year, a bachelor and held only executive positions throughout his career. He does not have management experience nor post-graduate qualifications. Career suicide I am no HR expert, but I think my ex-colleague just committed a career suicide. Quitting at the age of 40 is a bad, bad career move. Even though he is single, with no family commitments, given his age, he may not be able to find jobs that pay him similar salary. This is because firstly, his bargaining power during salary ne...

Full article: http://thefinance.sg/2012/06/12/the-peril-of-quitting-wit...

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