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British Man Resigns in Icing & Presents Boss With Cake

Step aside, resignation letter. It’s time for something a bit tastier.

When Chris Holmes decided to resign from the U.K. Border Agency at Stansted Airport across the pond, he didn’t just put it in writing. He put it on a cake!

Instead of resigning the old-fashioned way, Holmes baked a cake to inform his bosses it was time to resign.

Considering he’s ramping up his cake business, it sounds like Holmes took the opportunity to not only resign but self-promote as well! Read more

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The Case For Not Giving Two Weeks Notice

Have you ever wanted to march right into your boss’ office without a contingency plan and simply burst out by saying you’re quitting?

Well, we’ve all been there but at this point we pretty much know it’s not a prudent thing to do.

Sure, you should line up another job and give at least two weeks notice in order to not burn any bridges. Plus, it’s courteous to your colleagues in addition to your employer to not bail all of the sudden. In fact, some people may give three or even four weeks if they’re in the middle of major deadlines.

But alas, there’s always a situation or two where you want out and you want out now. Or maybe your new employer has an aggresive start date in mind and you can’t wait to move forward and not look back. Read more