Q: "After his company closed, my husband relocated to the West Coast, where more jobs are available in his field. He is quite likely to land a permanent position in the next month or so. I plan to join him as soon as possible, but we need to sell our home before I can leave.
"I’ve been with my company for twenty years, and I’m not sure when to notify them of my pending departure. Business is bad, so they might lay me off if I tell them too soon. On the other hand, if I wait too long, there may not be time for me to train my replacement. What’s your advice?" Moving On
A: While your concern for your employer is admirable, this is a time to look out for yourself. Advance notice could be hazardous to your job security, so don’t tell anyone at work about your moving plans until you’re ready to go. Secrets have a way of getting out.
Despite your long tenure, you’re not obligated to give more than the customary notice, which is typically two weeks. After that, you can make every effort to assist your replacement by phone or email.
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