So, you are unhappy in your current job. You do all your research and find a great opportunity with the perfect position. You ask around and get great feedback regarding the company and the position. Then you weigh the pros and cons of staying versus leaving for the new opportunity and decide it will be better for you to go. So, you turn in your 2 week notice and look forward to your new position. As your time winds down you start to have some doubts and think, “I can always come back, right?” Wrong. There are no guarantees.
Just because you and your boss remain Facebook friends and most of the office LinkedIn with you, does not mean you can return. Most companies will not rehire employees as a general policy. As surprising as it may be, you resigned and that changes things. If you find that you have jumped from the frying pan into the fire, here are 5 things your previous employer is thinking:
All in all, you made a decision that did not quite work out. In life it’s better to go forward than backward. In Moxie terms, own your decision, grow from your mistakes, and realize most things happen for a reason.