Eight spectacular ways to quit your job

Dina Rickman@dinarickman
Friday 03 November 2017 15:00
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1. Deactivate Trump's Twitter account

A former Twitter customer support worker deactivated the US President’s account on his last day of work for 11 minutes. Twitter released a brief statment

"We have learned that this was done by a Twitter customer-support employee who did this on the employee's last day. We are conducting a full internal review," Twitter said in a tweet.

2. Live on air

This is KTVA-TV reporter Charlo Greene quitting her job in a spectacular, sweary manner. She announced live on air "f**k it, I quit", explaining she now plans to focus on the fight to legalise marijuana in Alaska.**

3. Using interpretative dance

Marina Shifrin got 18 million views on YouTube with this interpretive dance set to Kanye West's Gone.

4. On a plane

Flight attendant Steven Slater was arrested after swearing at a passenger over the tannoy before deploying the plane's emergency exit slide to leave in 2010. New York Daily News reports he said: "I've had it. That's it" as he left the aircraft. He was given one year of probation and a $10,000 fine in November 2011.

5. With a brass marching band

In 2011 Joey DeFrancesco quit his job in a hotel with the aid of his band mates.

6. In cake form

Chris Holmes, also known as Mr Cake, baked his resignation letter for his bosses at Stansted Airport in 2013.

7. With a message to Putin​

Liz Wahl quit her presenting job on Russia Today live on air earlier this year, saying she could no longer be "part of a network funded by the Russian government that whitewashes the actions of Putin... And that is why, after this newscast, I am resigning".

8. On the state of Montana's Facebook

In 2012 a social media manager at an advertising agency accidentally posted this message on the state of Montana's tourist oriented Facebook page - instead of as a personal message, AdWeek reports. Spectacular. A spokesperson for Montana's tourism office said: "Obviously, it wasn't content intended for our Facebook audience."

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