16 Ways You Know You're About To Lose Your Job

If you get an all-office email containing any of the following, it's probably time to start up the job search.

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No, really, it's not all bad. You might realize you hated that job anyway.


Some people are afraid to take a leap or switch careers. This could give you the motivation you need to move on from a soul-crushing job.

Take some time to yourself and enjoy your newfound freedom!


If you have savings, start exploring a new hobby or take time to see the people who you never had time for due to your demanding job. If not, get creative about ways to bring in money that don't involve the aspects of the corporate 9-to-5 you hated, like freelancing.

And when you're ready, fire up the job search.


If you've been able to take time off, you'll be more relaxed and confident in yourself during your job hunt because you'll have a better idea of what you want out of a role...

Mariah Summers is a business reporter for BuzzFeed News and is based in New York. Summers reports on hospitality, travel and real estate.

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