"And look, no company, and no boss, wants to feel as if an employee is holding them hostage," she says. "It's just human nature."
If you're seeing these warning signs, don't feel helpless — take action. If there's the chance you could salvage your current job, make sure you're submitting the best work possible. At the same time, figure out what your next move is.
Start reaching out to people in your network and ask for advice on how to pursue your next opportunity. Update your resume and your LinkedIn page (on your personal computer, not the one you use at work) and begin searching for new positions.
"If you feel like you can't be fired," Welch says, "guess what? You just might be."
Suzy Welch is the co-founder of the Jack Welch Management Institute and a noted business journalist, TV commentator and public speaker. Think you need Suzy to fix your career? Email her at firstname.lastname@example.org.
This is an updated version of a post that appeared previously.
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