What’s an acceptable amount of time to ask for before starting a new job, if you have significant responsibilities at your current agency? I don’t want to be presumptuous but... (cont)

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For your own sake, know that you're not burning a bridge with a 2 week notice which isn't even an actual law/rule but a widely accepted common courtesy. Which you should always follow no matter what. But outside of that, There is no contract, it's at will employment and it's business far more than personal. If they begrudge you for giving 2 weeks, that's on them and speaks volumes, too. All of that said, if you truly feel more comfortable or extra charitable, give 3 weeks. But unless you're C suite I don't expect you to be giving long notice or tripping over misplaced loyalty to old shop because I expect you to be excited to start your new job at my shop instead 😉
Congrats on the new gig!


... don’t want to leave my current org in a bad spot with clients and work (it’s a relatively small shop). What’s the best approach to this without burning bridges on one side or starting on the wrong foot on the other?

I asked for two months bc I was traveling abroad for that long between jobs. I was good friends with the hiring manager tho. Depends on how long and how well they like you.

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