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Best wording for leaving a job?

When i'm leaving a position solely for the fact that I do not agree with the administration. Should I just say its for personal reasons?

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Sheila’s Answer

Hi Paige:

You could always say you are leaving for "unforeseeable circumstances". This leaves the reason open without any questions. And, you leave gracefully with your reputation untarnished. You never want to burn a bridge that you may one day "want or have" to cross again. Best of luck to you!

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Dennis’s Answer

I all honesty, I have witnessed the GOOFY listed people get promoted so you never know if the person you don't agree with ends up at a company you really want to work for 10 years later. Here is a good one, I was with a major company for 7 years and finally took the leap with a head hunter and left for a promotion same industry, competing company. Of coarse the new company had all of the disgruntled people who left because of personal issues, but had talent in the industry. My wife and I are at a banquet in Hawaii with 200 of my peers and they announced our current company has been involved in a hostile take over. Oh, no: the room went dead silent before the wimpers could be heard. In Hawaii, winners circle, among the finest in the industry and It turned into HELL. People throwing chairs, yelling, cussing both companies. My wife and I both gleeming on the inside - NEVER BURN A BRIDGE WITH PEOPLE OR BUSINESS WHEN YOU LEAVE.
Thank you comment icon To clarify, are you saying that you should always leave a job with as much diplomacy as you can? Gurpreet Lally, Admin
Thank you comment icon YES but save face. You just never know when or where you will see that person again. I witnessed almost 200 talented individuals that were dead in the water because they left angry. never personal, always business. Dennis Ward
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Kruti’s Answer

It’s better to just not give an explanation. They will not change more than likely and even if they do you won’t be there to witness it so why burn a bridge you may need for future reference checks
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Hannah’s Answer

You do not owe a company a reason, if you are not comfortable sharing your reason you can leave. Thank them for the time you were there and leave gracefully. Try your best not to burn bridges but don't go out of your way to mend them either.
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Precious’s Answer

Never say the real reason ur leaving. You can say I am looking for a more challenging job. Or a job that gives more hours.
Thank you comment icon Precious is spot on. Never allow a previous employer to damage your reputation - if you make it personal, so will they... Always leave for greener pastures - hate under your smile Dennis Ward
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