Thinking of quitting before having another job. That way it’s easier for me to attend interviews and rest a little. Bad idea?

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Much better IMO that you seek another job while still getting paid. It's hard enough to find a job as it is, even harder to keep it.


Hmm. If I am gonna be honest, it's a bad idea. Keep your job for a while just to be secured.


I say that if you have six months of savings then you could try it, but just be prepared to not find another job. I left a job without having another lined up once and it worked out for me, but it's good to have a backup plan. Good luck :)


I wouldn't do it if I were you. It's a risk that I am not willing to take.

Not really. During this period of growth and stretching yourself to handle the challenges more powerfully, you should also be interviewing, networking and connecting extensively with as many colleagues and new employment opportunities as possible. In that way, you’ll give yourself time to grow, improve your situation and craft a better story to tell about yourself and your career while you’re looking for another great role.

With the current economic situation? Definitely a bad idea. There is no guarantee that you will get a job in less than a month or two. I would suggest that you keep your job and wait until you get the offer and the contract signed. Just to make sure that there is a new job waiting for you.

I would say if you have at least 6 months to a year of savings than you could do it. Otherwise it is not a smart decision. Jobs are hard to come by and some can take over a month to get at this point even if you find it right away. The economy is also not the best at this time, prices are going up on everything.

If you got yourself covered for the months to come, then go for it since you got a point. However, you would want to expect the worst when it comes to it.

I wouldn't risk it knowing the economy situation we're currently in. But you can totally do it if you think you can handle what's about to come.

It would very much depend on different factors: your finances, your skills (for when you're applying), the company you're applying to, etc.

Not necessarily. If you already have clear plans on where you're going, then I guess it's doable. Just make sure you have everything covered.

If you have a savings then go for it. If not I wouldn't quit until you get something else lined up

I wouldn't do that right now. I've seen a couple people in this bowl say how they've been looking for a job for 3+ months. Doesn't seem like the economy to just jump out there.

Go for it, as long as you have 6 or so months saved. Take this time to learn something new and also take a break. Network and you may have new opportunities come your way.
I did this bc I was sick and tired of my old job. I decided to pursue a business and I’m learning … Before you quit, have a plan though

It really depends on your financial stability. Can you support yourself while searching for jobs and interviewing? If so, then I don't think it's a bad idea.

Not necessarily. I think it depends on your finances if you can last long without any source of income. Go for it if that would be easier for you.

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