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Ten tips while changing jobs
- chapter excerpt -
The following ten tips will help you make a smooth
exit from your current job and a successful start
in your new one.
- Tell your direct supervisor about your decision
This will demonstrate your trust in him
or her. By doing this, you also give your boss
the chance to react in a sovereign manner and not
be caught off guard when confronted with the matter
by other supervisors. You will be happy you made
this decision; at the latest when your boss formulates
your work certificate, for which he or she is responsible.
Do not start negotiations or use other tactics
during your resignation meeting and state your
decision candidly without beating around the bush.
Leaving such a discussion open or threatening your
boss with your resignation in order to achieve
a salary increase or some other benefit rarely
ever leads to success
- Consistently plan the
transfer of any current, upcoming, and open-ended
Even if not specifically asked to do
so, start transferring all important information
to your colleagues and anyone else who will take
over your job when you leave. This preplanning
will be especially helpful during your last
few days of work when you will have to keep an
overview of tasks and set priorities for your
re-placement. By planning ahead, nobody can accuse
you of hav-ing left a mess for somebody else
to clean up. Think of ways in which you can create
detailed summaries of your individual tasks.
A few things you should include:
of the task
- What has been completed thus
- What needs to be done by whom and
- What facts need to be considered
- Known shortfalls / problems with the
- Write your own job reference
Do not leave your reference
certificate at the mercy of a stan-dardized
letter from the personnel department. Ask
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