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    Before I start I'll just say that I realise how pathetic this is. I started a job a week ago and basically I hate it. I haven't had any clear intruction on how to do the job at all so I'm in no better position than I was on the first day. Also due to lots of standing and sitting in awkward positions (just necessary to perform the various tasks) an old back injury is often very painful. Also my colleagues drive me insane!
    I'm not under contract, so I guess I could quit at any time, but I was wondering if this is kind of acceptable after such a short time. Also I have no idea how I would go about quitting! (I know, it's a bit embarrassing)
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    (Original post by student_999)
    Before I start I'll just say that I realise how pathetic this is. I started a job a week ago and basically I hate it. I haven't had any clear intruction on how to do the job at all so I'm in no better position than I was on the first day. Also due to lots of standing and sitting in awkward positions (just necessary to perform the various tasks) an old back injury is often very painful. Also my colleagues drive me insane!
    I'm not under contract, so I guess I could quit at any time, but I was wondering if this is kind of acceptable after such a short time. Also I have no idea how I would go about quitting! (I know, it's a bit embarrassing)
    Only leave once you have something else to go to. It is jobs like this that make you appreciate a good l=one when it comes along
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    well to quit you usually have to give written resignation giving X number of weeks notice, but it may be they just want you to leave immediately if you quit now

    it's pretty normal to take a few weeks to feel you know what you're doing at work so I wouldn't worry about how things are going just yet, if you have a back injury is there any accommodations they can make for you?
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    Question is can you afford to live if you leave? Try and line up another job before you give in your notice. Is this your permanent job?
 
 
 
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