My Boss Just Quit, What Do I Do?

Don’t panic yet. Let’s dissect the situation and then if it still feels bad you can carry on with your hasty decisions.

As someone who has been on both sides of leaving, I hope this helps (also see “My Direct Report Just Quit, What Do I Do?”).

Note: It’s okay to feel abandoned. Especially if you like your boss, their departure can feel like getting hit by a freight train. But do…



John Hartley

Engineering leader with a passion for building and growing teams. Writing mostly about leadership and management in the tech industry. Mentor @ Plato.