HOW TO DEAL WITH THE GUILT OF QUITTING YOUR JOB
Leaving a job that you love (or hate) can be quite challenging for a lot of people. Irrespective of your reason(s) for leaving, you may feel incredibly guilty and awkward about informing your organisation and sending in that resignation letter.
When you make the decision to resign, you may notice a range of emotions following that decision. Happiness about a closed chapter, a new opportunity, or finally leaving behind a toxic workplace, sadness about leaving behind the friends you made during the time there, or the work on which you spent a significant amount of time, on the complicated end you could notice a feeling of guilt.
If you have or are dealing with the guilt and anxiety that comes with resigning your job, or know someone who is, this guide can help you/them go through the process more confidently.
In this guide, you will learn:
→ What resignation guilt means and how to navigate the feeling
→ How to cope with the guilt of leaving a job
→ Why it is okay to say goodbye to your old job (and how to navigate the process)