Prepared For Departure: Liz and Rico Hear Your Quitting Stories


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The world is full of quitters. And we mean that literally! Everyone gets around to quitting, probably multiple times in a career.

In keeping with that theme, our show today is all about calls from listeners who are planning to escape, or already have escaped some horrible work situations!

First, listener Doris, has been trying to walk away from her job for a while, but wants to know if she should finally take the plunge. Then, listener Jennifer shares our favorite kind of story, one that involves a SFW episode prompting her to leave a bad situation! Cue Liz and Rico patting each other on the back.

Later, we’ll hear from listener Scott, calling on behalf of his wife, who wants to say “goodbye” to a toxic work situation.

And last but not least, Liz and Rico read an email from listener Jonathan, who’s wrestling with a bad performance review, and wants to know if he should start over, or stay where he is and try to get his reputation in better shape.

As always, if you've got a burning workplace question and need some advice, don't hesitate to send us an email (that email, unsurprisingly, is also You can also find us on Twitter, we’re @SafeFor Work. Don't forget to follow our sage hosts on Twitter, too; they're @SSLiz and @RicoGagliano. And if you want to check out Liz’s other show, Satellite Sisters, you can find it on Apple Podcasts or Art19.

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