What are the consequences of not giving notice?

If you don't give notice at your job, you could be punished. Here is what may happen if you decide to leave anyways.

If you do not give notice when quitting your job, you may be subject to penalties from your employer such as having to pay back wages or being sued. Additionally, it can damage your professional reputation and make it harder to find future employment.


Below are links to more short & concise blog posts. Many readers find them thematically and informationally useful.

  1. What is my notice period if it is not stated in the contract?
  2. How to identify your current notice period
  3. How to reduce notice period? (in a proper, decent manner)