It’s hard when you’re asked to leave your job no matter the circumstances. You may want to kick and scream on your way out the door, but instead, use these three tips for taking your pink slip with grace and dignity.
Begin your next chapter.
The best way to prove your worth is to move on to your next accomplishment. Let your future success speak for itself.
Don’t burn any bridges.
It’s a small world out there. The person you trashed at your last company could easily show up at another one with job openings.
Swallow hard if you must.
An exit interview isn’t an excuse to air your long-held grievances. Leave on good terms. Remember that in business it seldom matters who is right. What matters more is who maintains dignity and respect.
…read the full article from Harvard Business Publishing here.