Many of us have seen viral videos of the ‘mic drop’ resignation, where angry employees quit in a spectacular manner and burn bridges with the strong message of ‘I quit’, and they won’t be returning.
However tempting going out in a blaze of glory may be, it is worth considering that professionals within the technology sector talk to each other, and an unprofessional resignation may come back to haunt you even years down the line.
If you can help it, the best way to resign shouldn’t burn any bridges. Even if you hate your current role, connections you have made and co-workers you have formed positive relationships with may become an important resource further in your career. Follow this guide on how to quit your job in a graceful and professional manner which will keep your reputation within the sector intact.