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AirTalk asks: Is it ever okay to quit your job on the spot?




The front page of the London Evening Standard newspaper reporting the abrupt resignation of British Prime Minister David Cameron following the result of the UK's vote to leave the EU in the June 23 referendum.
The front page of the London Evening Standard newspaper reporting the abrupt resignation of British Prime Minister David Cameron following the result of the UK's vote to leave the EU in the June 23 referendum.
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“I quit!” Chances are, you've thought of announcing this to your employer.

Perhaps quitting on the spot crossed your mind during an especially stressful situation, but maybe you reconsidered because of economic obligations or because you felt guilty leaving your co-workers short-staffed.

But according to the Wall Street Journal, quitting without giving an advanced notice is becoming increasingly common in the workplace.

Why are more people quitting their jobs without giving an advanced notice? Have you ever quit your job abruptly? How did you fare? Are there any pros to this?

Here's what some of you told us on Twitter:

Guest:

Lori Shreve Blake, Senior Director of Alumni and Student Career Services at USC