Originally Posted by ellie
I have now done this quite a few times now, quit my job with nothing really to fall back on to. I can't say I quit all my jobs because I hated them, most of them were because they had run their course, and I no longer got anything out of them. Although I did quit one because I was very unhappy, something came along to fill its place...and I didn't even apply for jobs.
I live in Nevada, a state that has the highest unemployment in the nation. (last time I looked anyway. I don't read the news much anymore)
My daughter was sick, and I needed to call in. They laid a guilt trip on me for it. It's busy... I am well with in the company's call in policy.
Just quitting a job with nothing to fall back on... IDK, in a way it feels ungrateful. I am grateful to have had the job through what is the worst job market in my lifetime.
Let me state that everyone is miserable. I'm 44 and have never hated a job so much. With the job market the way it is, employers are treating everyone like crap. Not just mine. Yes, I have made mistakes that I need to learn from. Letting people walk all over me for one thing. Doing the job of people who make 3-4 times what I make... things I need to change. But I'm looking to become self employed, not just move from one hell whole to the next one.