Leading Meeting Professionals

Professional Convention Management Association

March 14 2013

New Job a Mistake? Tips for a Fast Exit

Joann S. Lublin, Wall Street Journal
Leaving a plum management post less than a year after being hired is a risky, but often necessary move. It requires careful action because inevitably, someone will be unhappy about the fast quit. At a minimum, experts say, you should bend over backward to help during the transition. You also should craft a strong rationale so future potential employers don't raise an eyebrow. Besides a better offer, acceptable excuses include a culture mismatch, corporate reorganization or sudden exit of your supervisor. More