How to know if you're ready to leave. This is a guest post by Nettie Feldman. If you’d also like to guest post here on JobMob, follow these guest post guidelines. Want to leave your job? You can, you know. Okay, so you’ve been at your job for awhile and you’re not happy, but you’re not that unhappy, either. You get up in the morning to work because it’s better than sitting home and finding out what your friend is making for lunch on FB, and because -- bottom line -- you do need the paycheck. Is it time to leave? Or do you listen to your friends and some headhunters who say: “don’t leave til you get another offer. Companies don’t like to hire people who are unemployed.” What’s right?