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I don’t know what I want to do but am miserable in my current job and debating just quitting without another job

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AA I at one time went through the banking “valley of death” and highly considered quitting altogether. I ended up burying myself in self help books to pass time and even helped bootstrap in an unofficial advisory capacity a startup on the side with a friend. Out of that experience I realized entrepreneurship is lonely and really hard, and learned a few cool things that helped with the day job. The experience gave me more resolve to stick to the established pathway I’m still—for now—on.

Thought I’d offer one perspective.

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Go on an adventure. Join the Peace Corps or the military or something.

Corporate life has a purpose problem, especially for something that dominates a third of your life.

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If you can bear it, try and get a new job before resigning - it puts you in a better bargaining position as your new employer feels good tempting you away from your current employer. Also remember that some projects are better than others - when I first started out, I had countless calls in tears with my mum thinking I hated my job and couldn't do it, but that changed when I settled in and I got more experience. The market is hot at the moment so even if you do have to leave sooner, you'll be absolutely fine!

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Some firms offer unpaid leaves of absence depending on your tenure, I would suggest starting there if it's an option. You could always quit at the end of your leave if you don't want to return, but it also gives you a safety net to go back to if nothing else materializes.

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Do what you feel best for you bud

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Honestly the timing couldn’t be more perfect imo. Enjoy the holidays with your loved ones in a way that you probably haven’t in a long time. Nothing like a brand new year to be a good reminder to find happiness and peace in a better suitable work environment.

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I read this a lot on here.. but depending on YOE, skillset and what you are looking for in your next role it doesn't necessarily have to take that long to get an offer somewhere else with the way firms are hiring at the moment. If you can bear the financial hit, sure.. but how actively have you been applying? You can literally spend an entire weekend sending out applications.

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