Are You Ready To Quit Your Job?
Find out if you're ready to take the plunge and chase your dreams by taking the quiz.
Q My current job is…
a Hell. I hate everything about it.
b A safety net.
c Enjoyable, but I know that I could be doing something much more fulfilling with my life.
Q Your friends would describe you as...
a Stubborn, procrastinating, short-tempered
b Indecisive, ambitious, independent
c Collaborative, goal-driven, far-sighted
Q What is your relationship with your superiors like?
a I have her number saved in my phone as the “poop” emoji.
b We get along, but I should have gotten that last promotion.
c Irrelevant to the things I really want to do.
Q If I leave my current job…
a My parents will have to support me while I figure things out.
b I have enough saved up to get me by three months while I get my project off the ground.
c I’m all set up – money, timeline, and contingency plans.
Q How concrete are your postwork plans?
a It’ll all fall into place when the time is right.
b I’ve been talking to a few people and I more or less know what I’m going to do.
c My website is set up, and I already have some freelance jobs lined up to help the transition.
Q How much time are you currently devoting to your hobby/passion?
a As and when I have the time, which is not very often.
b Two to three hours a weekend.
c Every waking hour, when I’m not at work!
Q After I quit my job, I’ll…
a Be able to live around my own schedule, not my boss’. b Juggle work commitments with personal ones, and still make it work.
c Give 100 per cent to making sure I succeed, even if I have to sacrifice some time with family and friends.
Q You tell your family and friends about your plans, they:
a Laugh and don’t take you seriously.
b Start brainstorming eagerly and bring up points you hadn’t thought of before.
c Rally around you and volunteer to help.
Q What’s your Plan B?
a Don’t have one.
b I have savings, but I’m confident I won’t need it.
c I have savings, and if the going gets really tough, I also have sources I can call on for help.
Q Your capital is coming from…
a My parents. They’re my business partners.
b A loan from the bank.
c Myself. I’ve been saving up to do this for years.