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Is that co-worker really ‘off to a new adventure’?

By Callum Borchers

15 Dec 2022 · 4 min read

Editor's Note

Why do people who’ve been pushed out of their jobs—or are just burned out and want to quit—so often depict their departures as a part of a “journey toward self-fulfillment?” The WSJ explains.

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