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5 signs it's time you quit your job

April 21, 2014 11:50 IST

5 signs it's time you quit your job

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Dread Mondays all.the.time?

Dislike the people you work with?

It is perhaps time to move on!

A new job brings with it a new life, comprising of a lot of changes.

But how do you know that it is the right time for a switch?

The following factors should help you decide:

1. No passion left

If you have no passion left in your company and if you love the job you do, then you might as well look for a more satisfying company offering the same job.

The love for what you do is more crucial, than where you do it.

You are ready for a switch if you think you could enhance your skills by being somewhere else.

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2. You are in a reverie

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You are mostly daydreaming about stuff unrelated to your current job, then it's time to leave the job and catch the dreams before you regret not doing them.

Dreamcatchers just go for the kill and not roast themselves sitting in a job which just makes them dream.

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3. You dread Mondays

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If you spend your Sunday nights cribbing about your work day the next day, then perhaps you need some time to think and change your job.

Understandably, there is sadness for the weekend that is leaving you, but the cause shouldn't necessarily be work all the time.

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4. Not enough growth

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If you are enjoying your job and are happy with what you have, but it's still nowhere close to what you always dreamed about, then there is a need to change your job.

Let not complacency kill you, before it's late and you regret that you could have done so much better if only you had the courage to chase your dreams at the right time.

If you see better growth opportunities outside the organisation, do not hesitate to apply.

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5. You don't like the people you work with

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Co-workers and bosses need not be your best friends at office, they should at least be people with whom you can enjoy and be friendly with.

They should just be tolerable for you; if that is not the case, then you need to think about switching jobs, because the people you work with definitely affects your performance and desire for growth.

If you find yourself nodding your head to most of the above signs, it's time to move on and make that switch.


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