1. Are you quitting for legitimate reasons?
If the job truly is a professional dead-end or your working conditions are intolerable, there’s no question that you should plan your departure. However, if you’re simply bored or feeling unchallenged, you need to reconsider. While there may be a dream job out there waiting for you, in most cases jobs are what you make them. Before you leave, sit down with your supervisor and discuss things you can do to make the job more meaningful and fulfilling for yourself and your employer.