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How to Leave Your Job Without Burning Bridges

Posted on November 2019

A woman packing things in office

When leaving a job you’ve grown to hate, you may be tempted to air your grievances when handing in your notice. You may even want to quit on the day you get your new job offer, leaving drama and scrabbling co-workers in your wake.  

Both during the resignation process and after you leave, it is best not to speak negatively about your employers, your manager or your colleagues. The German procurement and supply chain sector is close-knit, and you may find your professional reputation precedes you, especially in the age of the internet.   

This resource covers the dangers of leaving a job in a manner which burns bridges, and outlines a step-by-step guide on how to leave a role in a professional and tactful manner which will maintain a positive professional reputation and help you with future references.  

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