Advice please. So I very recently (3 mo) started a job that is just not a good fit for me. If I find another opportunity, how do I not burn this bridge? I never like to leave anything sour.

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Tell them the truth. Don’t point the finger. Be accountable for yourself and be professional when you resign and how you do. If you were relocated, pay them back immediately and give them the proper notice.

Do not try to get them to still like you. You don’t control that.

Do not try to keep them from getting upset. They will be.

Own your shit and move on.

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Cross that bridge when you find the new job. Keep looking for ways to make your current job better and also for opportunities elsewhere

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Just like any other job you’ve left - “better opportunity/better fit”. Use the “it sort of fell into my lap” or the “if I decline I know I’ll regret it later” to make it seem less about the company and more about you.

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I left a job after 6 months.
I was honest with them.
They knew it too. I never really fit in. They never really seemed to know what to do with me, or what kind of jobs to give me. They weren't surprised. And we left on good terms.

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