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Hire Me! I'm Great at Quitting.

Hire Me! I'm Great at Quitting.

You have the right to be happy at work — why would we want it to be any other way? As our careers as Ruby developers flourish, amazing new opportunities will require you to quit a job that you may love or loathe. It's OK to quit. If you want to learn how to gracefully leave your job with a solid game plan, an educated successor, and without burning bridges, this talk is for you.

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Brittany Martin

November 19, 2019
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  1. I’m Great At Hire Me, B r i t t

    a n y M a r t i n R u b y c o n f 2 0 1 9 ting! Brittany Martin @BrittJMartin
  2. Brittany Martin @BrittJMartin

  3. About Me Lead Web Developer @ Pittsburgh Cultural Trust Brittany

    Martin Brittany Martin @BrittJMartin
  4. 5by5 Ruby on Rails Podcast Host Brittany Martin @BrittJMartin

  5. Brittany Martin @BrittJMartin Episode # 218

  6. President of Little Steel Derby Girls Norma Skates Brittany Martin

    @BrittJMartin
  7. Why this topic? Credit: Pexels Brittany Martin @BrittJMartin

  8. Why Me? Brittany Martin @BrittJMartin

  9. Credit: CleverTap Brittany Martin @BrittJMartin Aha!

  10. Technical Support Developer Marketing & Sales PM Brittany Martin @BrittJMartin

  11. 6 Full-Time Jobs 2 Freelancing Clients 2 Open Source Projects

    1 Career 8 Part-Time Jobs 1 Sport Certified Quitter Brittany Martin @BrittJMartin
  12. Brittany Martin @BrittJMartin Credit: James Wheeler

  13. Focus Value Effective Brittany Martin @BrittJMartin

  14. Narrow on Jobs Credit: Christina Morillo Brittany Martin @BrittJMartin

  15. Quick Disclaimer Credit: AntonyPrint Brittany Martin @BrittJMartin

  16. Late Show Omg Gif By The Late Show With Stephen

    Colbert Terrifying Tales Of Quitting Brittany Martin @BrittJMartin
  17. Brittany Martin @BrittJMartin Tweet Me Quitting Horror Stories! Credit: Thriller

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  19. Credit: Field Engineer

  20. Credit: Field Engineer

  21. WHAT Brittany Martin @BrittJMartin

  22. Credit: Golden Girls Brittany Martin @BrittJMartin

  23. Brittany Martin @BrittJMartin Credit: Pixabay

  24. Credit: Clifford Photos Brittany Martin @BrittJMartin

  25. Previously On: The Tech Industry Brittany Martin @BrittJMartin

  26. Stack Overflow Talent Survey Brittany Martin @BrittJMartin

  27. How satisfied are you with your current job? Question: Brittany

    Martin @BrittJMartin
  28. Career & Job Satisfaction Extremely dissatisfied 3.6% Moderately dissatisfied 9.1%

    Slightly dissatisfied 10.2% Brittany Martin @BrittJMartin
  29. What do you hope to be doing in 5 years?

    Question: Brittany Martin @BrittJMartin Credit: Galantis
  30. Working in a different or more specialized technical role than

    the one I’m in now 33.9% Working as a founder or co-founder of my own company 25.7% Doing the same work 19.4% Working as an engineering manager or other functional manager 9.9% Brittany Martin @BrittJMartin
  31. How Long Ago Did You Last Change Jobs? Question: Brittany

    Martin @BrittJMartin
  32. Less than a year ago 32.4% 1-2 years ago 26.8%

    3-4 years ago 14.5% More than 4 years ago 18.3% I've never had a job 3.8% Brittany Martin @BrittJMartin Credit: Andrey Grushnikov
  33. Are you actively looking for a new job? Question: Brittany

    Martin @BrittJMartin
  34. Actively Looking 15.9% Not Interested 24.3% Open 59.8% Brittany Martin

    @BrittJMartin
  35. Why Do We Leave? Brittany Martin @BrittJMartin

  36. Credit: Money Fan Gif By Seinabo Sey Brittany Martin @BrittJMartin

  37. Brittany Martin @BrittJMartin Money != Happiness

  38. LookBook Autonomy Brittany Martin @BrittJMartin

  39. Motivation Credit: Success Magazine Brittany Martin @BrittJMartin

  40. Growth Brittany Martin @BrittJMartin

  41. Brittany Martin @BrittJMartin Credit: Celebrate So Excited GIF By Hey

    Violet
  42. Retirement (!) Brittany Martin @BrittJMartin

  43. WHEN Brittany Martin @BrittJMartin

  44. Worth Credit: Listen Money Matters Worth Brittany Martin @BrittJMartin

  45. Worth Credit: Jurassix Parliament Brittany Martin @BrittJMartin

  46. Negative Energy Credit: Learning Mind Brittany Martin @BrittJMartin

  47. Sad Cheerleader Credit: Pick Up That Blood Brittany Martin @BrittJMartin

  48. Uninspired Credit: Kat Jayne Brittany Martin @BrittJMartin

  49. Stagnant Credit: Pineapple Supply Brittany Martin @BrittJMartin

  50. Not Heard Credit: Workspirited Brittany Martin @BrittJMartin

  51. EXECUTE Brittany Martin @BrittJMartin

  52. Brittany Martin @BrittJMartin Episode # 287

  53. Credit: Christina Morillo Job Board & Sponsor Area HERE

  54. Reputation Credit: Jessica Jones Brittany Martin @BrittJMartin

  55. Don’t Leave Before You Leave Brittany Martin @BrittJMartin

  56. Strength Credit: Pexels Brittany Martin @BrittJMartin

  57. Don’t Cry Wolf Brittany Martin @BrittJMartin Credit: Pixabay

  58. Search Quietly Brittany Martin @BrittJMartin

  59. Scheduling Brittany Martin @BrittJMartin

  60. Networking Credit: Julian V

  61. Ever Watchful New Employer Credit: energepic Brittany Martin @BrittJMartin

  62. EXIT Brittany Martin @BrittJMartin

  63. Science and an Art Credit: New York Times Brittany Martin

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  64. Brittany Martin @BrittJMartin

  65. The Quitting Kit Brittany Martin @BrittJMartin

  66. Professionalism Credit: National Post Brittany Martin @BrittJMartin

  67. Discomfort Credit: Warren Weeks Brittany Martin @BrittJMartin

  68. Stand Firm Brittany Martin @BrittJMartin

  69. Resist Temptation Brittany Martin @BrittJMartin

  70. Tame the Reaction Credit: Disney’s The Lion King Brittany Martin

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  71. Defeat Bus Factor (with documentation) Brittany Martin @BrittJMartin Credit: WPXI

  72. Undocumented Never shared Encrypted Unpublished Incomprehensible to Others Brittany Martin

    @BrittJMartin
  73. Succinct Communication Brittany Martin @BrittJMartin Credit: Christina Morillo

  74. Task Slayer Credit: Boom Comics

  75. Emotionally Detach Credit: Christina Morillo

  76. Optional Accessories Credit: Caboodle Brittany Martin @BrittJMartin

  77. Successor OPTIONAL Brittany Martin @BrittJMartin

  78. Recommendations OPTIONAL

  79. Exit Interview OPTIONAL Brittany Martin @BrittJMartin

  80. The Quitting Kit Recap Brittany Martin @BrittJMartin Professionalism Discomfort Stand

    Firm Resist Temptation Tame the Reaction Succinct Communication Defeat Bus Theory Tax Slayer Emotionally Detach Optional: Successor Recommendation Exit Interview
  81. Credit: Dodgeball Brittany Martin @BrittJMartin

  82. Why You Should Not Quit Your Job Credit: Salesforce Brittany

    Martin @BrittJMartin
  83. You Everyone (except that ONE person) Credit: Gratisography

  84. Leadership Lacks (Change is coming…) Credit: DWC Home Brittany Martin

    @BrittJMartin
  85. Boundaries Are Not Set (but could be) Credit: Buzzfeed News

    Brittany Martin @BrittJMartin
  86. No Responsibility (you could ask) Brittany Martin @BrittJMartin

  87. Credit: Pixabay Mission (you still believe) Brittany Martin @BrittJMartin

  88. Credit: Tim Mossholder Brittany Martin @BrittJMartin

  89. Credit: Arrested Development Brittany Martin @BrittJMartin

  90. Credit: Vexels Boomerang Brittany Martin @BrittJMartin

  91. Known Known Brittany Martin @BrittJMartin

  92. Brittany Martin @BrittJMartin Credit: Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory

  93. Brittany Martin @BrittJMartin

  94. Credit: Alexander Dummer Brittany Martin @BrittJMartin

  95. Credit: Alexander Dummer Brittany Martin @BrittJMartin

  96. Credit: Alexander Dummer Brittany Martin @BrittJMartin

  97. Credit: Alexander Dummer Be Brave Brittany Martin @BrittJMartin

  98. Brittany Martin @BrittJMartin

  99. Thank You brittanymartin.dev @brittjmartin brittany.jill.martin@gmail.com 5by5.tv/rubyonrails Brittany Martin @BrittJMartin

  100. Q&A Brittany Martin @BrittJMartin