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7 Signals of Turnover in Silicon Valley

Richard Moran | Posted 03.26.2015 | Business
Richard Moran

Great employees fuel the Silicon Valley engine. But keeping them can be a challenge. Like a card player who broadcasts the next move, maybe we can read the turnover signals in advance.

Rep. Aaron Schock Resigns on Heels of Ethics, Spending Questions

Matthew Dietrich | Posted 03.18.2015 | Chicago
Matthew Dietrich

Schock on Feb. 25 hired lawyers and a public relations firm in an effort to get the scandal under control. But in announcing his resignation Tuesday, he said the allegations had become a "distraction" that hindered his official duties.

'Unsophisticated Simpletons':Tea Party News Network Reveals How It Views Its Own Readers

The Daily Beast | Posted 02.20.2015 | Media

Most of the editorial staff of the Tea Party News Network resigned this afternoon following a Daily Beast exposé on the website’s desperate efforts...

Reddit Resignation: Why It's Worth Quitting Your Job Over Office Space

David Mandell | Posted 01.25.2015 | Business
David Mandell

Finding the right space for a business dictates success more than most are willing to admit. We'd like to think we have more control over our own progress but the fact is, office space directly impacts a number of foundational concepts that are key to success including the following...

Eric Holder Was Our Firewall Against GOP Bigotry

Earl Ofari Hutchinson | Posted 11.26.2014 | Politics
Earl Ofari Hutchinson

The proof of Holder's effectiveness was the backhand perverse compliment the Holder baiters paid him in their euphoria over his resignation.

Burning Bridges Is For Amateurs: Leaving Biz Right Helps You for Life

MaryEllen Tribby | Posted 10.15.2014 | Business
MaryEllen Tribby

The final impression you make is just as important as the first one. No matter what reason you have for leaving a job, you want to leave on good terms. You don't want to burn any bridges.

The Ins and Outs of Resigning From a Job

Gil Laroya | Posted 08.10.2014 | Business
Gil Laroya

Having quit more than 22 jobs in my career, I have learned a few things about gracefully giving it to the man. Simply telling someone to go to hell can obviously be seen as a negative on both your resume and your reputation. So how do you go about leaving a job while still coming out smelling like roses?

Acceptance Is Not Resignation

davidji | Posted 08.09.2014 | Healthy Living

We can keep complaining about the rain or accept that it's raining, find an umbrella and dance in the cleansing fall. We get to choose. We are choice-making beings. No one can ever take that away from us -- not even ourselves. We just need a little reminder now and then.

Sebelius's Resignation Should Spark Reform

Amir Salehzadeh | Posted 06.15.2014 | College
Amir Salehzadeh

The Obama administration should not sweep the institutional failures that plagued the health care website under the carpet through a mere resignation.

Don't Be an Idiot. Resign With Grace.

Greg Savage | Posted 03.21.2014 | Business
Greg Savage

Having run and owned businesses for 25 years, I guess I have been on the receiving end of a huge number of resignations. And it stuns me how destructive to themselves some people can be.

People Don't Leave Companies -- They Leave Leaders!

Greg Savage | Posted 01.25.2014 | Business
Greg Savage

A "company" is just a legal entity. A "business" is a collection of desks and computers. No one resigns because of that. It's the decisions, the motivation, the atmosphere, the ethos, the support, the training, the vision, and the direction set by the leadership that they will follow.

3 Reasons Why Jon Acuff's Start Experiment Was Awesome Online Community Building

Cat Knarr | Posted 10.15.2013 | Business
Cat Knarr

Conversation from the independent Start Experiment site, Something awesome happened when bestselling business author Jon Acuff bu...

Palestinian Prime Minister, Has Offered Resignation, Officials Say

AP | MOHAMMED DARAGHMEH | Posted 04.11.2013 | World

RAMALLAH, West Bank -- Palestinian Prime Minister Salam Fayyad has offered to resign because of an increasingly bitter dispute with President Mahmoud ...

Three Lessons for Startup Founders From Andrew Mason's Not-So-Funny Resignation

Les McKeown | Posted 05.10.2013 | Small Business
Les McKeown

Treating a $1.6 billion, 11,000-employee organization like it's your personal plaything isn't funny, and including a neo-hipster inside joke about Battletoads in your farewell missive doesn't make it all okay.

From Rome With Love? The Three Issues to Watch for Italy and Global Markets

Gemma Godfrey | Posted 04.30.2013 | Business
Gemma Godfrey

The possible loss of eagerly anticipated labour reforms, financial restrictions and market contagion provide shorter term sources of turmoil. However, existing reforms are likely to continue, market retrenchment is healthy and to be exploited for longer term opportunities.

Telling God, "Ciao, I'm Out of Here"

Jeff Schweitzer | Posted 04.13.2013 | World
Jeff Schweitzer

My thoughts when I heard Ratzinger was resigning? First, yet another hypocrisy from the church in flouting supposedly divine law for convenience, and second, the more than 10,000 children known to have been violated by Catholic priests.

Ex-Warren Buffett Employee Tears Down Billionaire

The Huffington Post | Caroline Fairchild | Posted 01.07.2013 | Business

One of Warren Buffett's ex-employees is lashing out against his former boss. David Sokol, a man who once seemed on-track to succeed Buffett at Ber...

Say It Ain't So, Joe (Petraeus)

Joseph Blady, M.D. | Posted 01.13.2013 | Media
Joseph Blady, M.D.

Just because there are no e-mails that are flatly incriminating, does this means that secrets weren't passed? What do men do to impress the women with whom they're involved? They show off. Can we be absolutely sure that Petraeus didn't say things to impress his paramour?

What to Know Before You Get Fired or Laid Off

Next Avenue | Posted 11.03.2012 | Fifty

SPECIAL FROM Next Avenue By Donna Ballman So you hate your job and are ready to quit. Or you think you’re about to lose your position because ...

Do You Succumb To Powerless Acceptance?

Jim Selman | Posted 10.17.2012 | Healthy Living
Jim Selman

What can we do about resignation? To begin, we need to acknowledge and face our own resignation. We don't have much choice about most circumstances, but we always have a choice in how we relate to the circumstances.

My Member of Congress Just Resigned -- Now What?

Marci Harris | Posted 09.10.2012 | Politics
Marci Harris

Given the extensive special election process, districts left behind when a Member of Congress calls it quits are inevitably without representation for several months.

On Resignation

Jim Selman | Posted 09.04.2012 | Healthy Living
Jim Selman

Resignation leaves us in a kind of unthinking stupor living day-to-day as if not much matters -- totally unconscious of the fact our point of view and conversations are "closed" and creating a predictable and circumstantially determined future.

Officials Address Probe Involving Former Romney Adviser

The Huffington Post | Dave Jamieson | Posted 05.29.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Members of the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) on Tuesday addressed the recent resignation of their former colleague Terence Flynn...

Feel Guilty About Quitting Your Job? Why Too Much Notice Might Be a Bad Idea

Vicky Kuperman | Posted 07.16.2012 | Business
Vicky Kuperman

Is there such a thing as giving too much notice at a job?

Goldman Sachs Director Resigns in Bombshell New York Times Op-Ed

Sheldon Filger | Posted 05.14.2012 | Business
Sheldon Filger

People usually resign from a position through a private letter to the boss. Greg Smith, a Goldman Sachs executive director, chose a different method: a powerful opinion piece on the editorial pages of the New York Times entitled, "Why I Am Leaving Goldman Sachs."