Peace Out: Discover the Top Texan Methods for Resigning From Your Job
I recently ran across information on how Americans are quitting their jobs. The term "ghost quitting" was used, which I had never heard. So I consulted with two of my daughters (one in her 20s and one in her 30s), and both jumped at the opportunity to teach Dad something new.
I was unaware "ghost quitting" even existed. So people actually just stop showing up to work and stop answering their phones? Wow, back when I started working that was considered a most unprofessional thing to do. These days apparently many young people say that when it's time to move on, they just do it without telling anyone.
Recently the Preply.com website did a study on how people communicate when quitting a job. And yes, ghost quitting is one of them. WFAA television and the Houston Chronicle both reported that Texas has become the "Job Quitting Capitol of America".
Preply discovered that 19% of Texans prefer to just ghost and never show up to work again. Additionally, one out of ten choose to send their final farewell to their employer via text.
When it comes to resigning from a job, we Texans have a unique way of doing it. These are just a few of the unique Texas styles for saying "adios amigos" to your soon-to-be former employer.
Here are some of those Texan methods:
The best and most professional way to resign from your place of employment is to submit a letter of resignation with a two-week notice.