Poll: Why Did You Leave Your Last Job?

MOV_POLL-ICONWith the new year underway, many workers are resolving to get a new job, according to a CareerBuilder survey. In fact one in five people plan to change jobs in 2014. Whether you’re planning to leave your current job or if you’ve already made the move and are searching for a new position, let us know why you left your last job.

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Patty Prosser, chair of consulting firm OI Partners, suggests being open to alternative employment opportunities in an improving economy. “There is increased demand for contract, freelance, and part-time work. Position yourself to take advantage of these employment options,” she says.

So since 20% of those with jobs plan to leave for other opportunities, we want to know why you plan to leave or have already left your last job. Let us know by voting in our poll.


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  2. Walter

    I left my previous job because the company didn’t allow for a lunch break except for 1 hour on Fridays. I for one need to have at least a half hour break from sitting in front of the computer all day.

  3. David

    Company only needed high school graduate or lower. company doesn’t require highly qualified employees because their managers and leaders are not university graduate or are not highly qualified. and such internal organization prefers to practice who you know not what you know policy.

  4. Steve

    I left my job for a combination of reasons, but it came down to my health due do being overworked and no family time. I was working 60 to 70 hours 7 days a week.

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