|When people storm out of a company, they can cast a cloud over themselves at the same time. After making such a rapid departure, there are some points to keep in mind.|
In terms of the impact of your departure on your final paycheck, if you are still owed money for the time that you were on the job, the company is obligated to pay you.
As for the impact on your work history, this depends primarily on how much history has been repeating itself. If instant departures are a common occurrence in your career, that could create a problem, the solution to which is in your hands. If you find yourself in another distressful work situation, you should make a commitment to yourself to deal with it in a businesslike way. And, from the preventive standpoint, step back during the employment process and make sure that you have carefully checked out your next employer.
It is also important to let a job interviewer know that you left your previous employer without giving notice, and be prepared to present the specifics of what happened. If this is the first time you left a job in a huff, be sure to let the interviewer know that as well.
If you fail to inform the employer about the rapid ending to your previous job, the employer may learn about this in a reference check, and that may bring a rapid ending to this job opportunity.