Newton Banos
over 3 years ago
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I Quit!!!

I got my dream job offer. The only catch is it doesn't start until the beginning of April. The other issue is that my company is known for immediately cutting the benefits of anyone who says that they're leaving. I love my manager and want to give him as much time as possible to find replacement, but I also can't afford to lose benefits for the next month and a half. Is there any compromise?

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Michael Dugan
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I honestly wouldn't bother. If you are true friends with your boss he will understand why u gave no notice. If he doesnt. Then you two weren't as buddy buddy as you thought so. Truth is I don't understand this 2 week ideal. This isn't 1960 or 1940. I'm expected to give 2 weeks to better a company that has more money than me and will exist long after I am gone yet companies today can fire you in a second or lay you off with no need to give you warning cause they don't want you leaving premature if there is a mass layoff. While you depend on those few hundreds of dollars every week.

Days of honor don't exist no more. Look after yourself first. If you need your benefits for medications and doctors appointments then say nothing. If not give the 2 weeks. It's your choice you decide. But don't feel sorry for anyone but yourself. U require a job a lot more than they require you as a employee.

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Mark Armstrong
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Hey,don't get scared know,you landed your dream job,and without a little struggle you will never succeed.One month is your month of belief,that I am blessed and I'll be ok.Hello Dream.

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Maite Alvarez
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Don't say it that your Leaving just go the day you get hired. Keep your benefits and do what they would do to you.

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M Lynn Stuart
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Two weeks notice is the norm and that's what I'd do. And when you give your notice to your manager, tell him the truth. If that's good a manager he'll understand.

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Cherlyn Anderson
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Don't quit your job until next month. Keep your benefits until then.

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Cynthia Scaff
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wait till two weeks before your next job then let them know that you are getting a new job, also make sure you get in touch with the new job two weeks before you start to make sure you still have the new job. Congrats on the new job. :)

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jose guevara
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In the end, you have to do what's best for yourself. If you love you're manager that much, why not stay? I've had dream offers turn to nightmares. If it's that great, then why not just find someone to replace you, yourself?

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Debra Morris
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Just because you give notice doesn't mean they can cut your benefits. Matter of fact it is against the law. You do not owe a company any company more than two weeks written notice, no matter how much you love your manager. When it is two weeks before you quit giving the written notice. If for any reason they cut your benefits, go to your labor and industries and report them and they will take it from there. Congrats on your new job.

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Dana Leech
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Can you do COBRA? I believe that if you pay for benefits, you are also allowed to keep them under COBRA, but you may be paying a bit more. I would look into it right away, and then make sure you give the two weeks with a proper letter of resignation. People are right, you don't want to burn your bridges, regardless of not wanting to lose benefits. That can be very detrimental in the long run.

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josh maness
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Wait til 2 weeks until you quit in april and it is not that far away from now

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