quitting your job

Greg Smith, Goldman Sachs: Bombs away! 5 things to think about before torpedoing a career bridge

Former Goldman Sachs employee, Greg Smith, made waves last month when his open “resignation” letter was published in the New York Times.  Smith slammed Goldman for a variety of ills including treating clients like “muppets” and their “toxic and destructive environment”.  Career coaches and other pundits are saying Smith will never work in finance again.  …

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Aerosmith: no love in this elevator… signs it’s time to quit your gig

Having seen Aerosmith during the Steven Tyler drug years, news that Tyler fell off the stage in Toronto on Tuesday wasn’t a big shocker.  However, according to media reports and the highly credible TMZ, speculation is rampant that Tyler was intentionally shoved off the stage by his long-time band mate, Joe Perry.  Band break up …

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Lessons from JetBlue’s Steven Slater: how to leave a lousy job without torpedoing a bridge

The big news from last week was JetBlue flight attendant Steven Slater.  Slater made global headlines after pulling the ultimate employee hissy fit after a passenger gave him a hard time.  After hurling obscenities at the passenger through the intercom, Slater grabbed a couple of beers and leapt out of the plane by deploying the …

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