Employees Who Quit Their Job On The Spot Share What Finally Made Them Snap

Times Higher Education

Everyone has had at least one job that was an absolute nightmare.

You know the kind. It’s the job that you sluggishly get ready for in the morning. The one that burns your nerves all day. The one where you dread even a polite conversation with your supervisor. The one where you hold your breath until 5 p.m. when your entire body starts to relax…

…only to start tensing back up again after dinner when you realize you have to do it all over again tomorrow.

Weekend? Doesn’t make a difference. Saturday is pretty good, but Sunday, all you can think about is Monday. It’s the job that lives rent-free in your brain 7 days a week. Maybe you’re reading this article sitting at your desk at that job right now.

But everyone has their breaking point, and despite the potential for financial uncertainty, quitting a nightmare job can feel like escaping prison. Most of us have fantasized about skipping the 2-weeks’ notice and quitting dramatically on the spot; these people actually pulled it off. Their stories may help you develop the courage to finally quit your nightmare job, or help you realize you don’t have it as bad as you think. Either way, there’s something here for everyone!