Everyone talks about how to get a job and how to keep the job. Today I would like to share my view on when to leave a job. To many, it is a very intuitive topic, but I like to put things in a logical order. Here are some signs that should be a good reason to think about leaving.
Respect, Payment and Learning opportunity (
RePLin short 😉).
Respect: There could be two different levels of respect. First one is personal respect. If one notice a lack of personal respect in the company, then it should be a good sign for the person to look for a new job. The second type of respect is the respect to the job. If the company does not respect the job they are doing, that should also be a good sign (I mean bad sign). How can a company disrespect the job they are doing right? Well there could be tens of ways. Say your company does not follow standards and good practices, they don't care how you code, rather they just want to finish and pass. One should watch out for those signs.
Learning Opportunity: I personally feel very exhausted if I cannot learn on a regular base. Learning does not only give someone pleasure and relief but also increase his value in his field. If your job is not letting you learn, you should start considering a new job.
Payment: Finally if your company is paying you way less than your current market price, you should look for a new job. Either they don't know your value or worst they don't see your value. In either cases, you should look for an upgrade. (Of course, there could be exceptional cases where the company is going through bad time.)
⚠️ Watch out for
Those are the signs that give me hard time to continue in a job. Feel free to agree/disagree. Have a great day 👋