Dear Evil HR Lady,
I’ve been at my job for two years, and I make a great salary and love the company, but a year ago, my new boss joined and he is a micro manager/control freak and I know that he will never allow me to progress. Outside of that, I’ve been maintaining two apartments for the past year – one with my signficant other in NYC, and one close to my office in Philly.
I’ve decided that I would like to take the summer off to travel and then look for a job in Manhattan this fall. I realize taking time off is risky at my level – I have over 10 years of experience, but I’ve reached burnout and need to recharge. I’m planning to resign [at the] end of this week, and not sure if I should merely make it about location vs. I’m accustomed to having much more responsibility and a team underneath me, etc. that I’m not getting in my current role. I suppose, I could do a combination of the two. I should also note that I’m offering to give anywhere from 2-5 weeks of notice so my hope is to leave on good terms.
Any guidance here would be appreciated!
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