All good things must come to an end. This is especially true for today’s job seekers. The age of golden watches and working for the same company for 30 or 40 years is behind us. Instead, we jump around. Related: 5 Things To Avoid When Breaking Up With Your Boss According to the most recent data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the average worker stays at each of his or her jobs for 4.4 years. Over the last few years, confidence in the US jobs markets has slowly improved, and more Americans feel they can find a better job. There are also more employment choices than ever before, including new fields like renewable energy and mobile technology. And the younger generation refuses to play by the rules. In a quest to find their purpose, Generation Y is turning away from large and profitable corporations to find their passion. There are countless reasons why now is the right time to leave your job, but say good-bye gracefully. Always remember the golden rule of leaving any employer: Don’t burn bridges. Here are a few strategies on how to break up with your boss, the right way.
April 07, 2015