16 Weird Reasons People Quit Their Jobs

Staffing agency OfficeTeam recently conducted a survey among more than 1,300 employers who divulged some of the strangest reasons former employees have given them when resigning from their jobs. Here are a couple of doozies:

  • “A guy said he was making too much money and didn’t feel he was worth it.”
  • “The worker told us he just couldn’t get up in the morning.”
  • “He quit because he didn’t like the way the office smelled.”
  • “An individual did not like the sound of file cabinets being slammed.”
  • “One person quit to watch a soccer tournament.”
  • “We had someone leave because he had to stay home to feed his dog.”
  • “An employee left because he wanted to watch a movie with his girlfriend during work hours.”
  • “A person quit because he hated the carpet.”
  • “He just walked out without a peep. We have no idea why he left, and we were not able to contact him.”
  • “One worker left to become an apple farmer.”
  • “A staff member quit to climbMount Everest.”
  • “There was an individual who left to play the trombone.”
  • “Someone left because her boss lost the dog she had given him.”
  • “Our employee said he was joining the circus.”
  • “One person left because she lost her cell phone too many times at work.”
  • “An employee said it was his routine to change jobs every six months.”
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