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The moment these employees knew it was time to quit

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As an employer, the last thing you want is staff members dragging themselves into work reluctantly, dreading the day ahead of them.

Disengagement is a huge problem, especially in Asia and especially for new hires.

Are you well-equipped to ensure their best people stay in the right frame of mind to do their job?

When an employee quits, what should you say?

When I told a former boss I was quitting my job, I remember being shocked by his reaction. He simply said, “Oh, okay. Where are you going?”

I don’t know what I was expecting, to be honest. I was young and had only ever left one job before, and when I did a big deal was made about the fact that I was moving on. My previous boss even gave me a hug and said how sad he was to see me go.

This particular boss’s reaction surprised me, because he wasn’t surprised.

I remember feeling hurt by it at the time, but now that I’m older (and only mildly wiser) I believe his reaction was probably just an honest one…

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