How do I get around notice period and avoid serving it?

Don't want to fulfil your notice period? Learn how to get around it and avoid serving it.

Warning: You should not avoid serving notice.

It is not advisable to try to avoid serving your notice period.

This is a contractual obligation that you agreed to when you accepted your job, and failing to fulfill it can damage your professional reputation and may even have legal consequences.

Instead of trying to avoid serving your notice period, it is best to discuss your reasons and come to a mutually agreeable solution.

I want practical and actionable ways to avoid serving notice at my job, regardless of the consequences.

Anyone, when they try hard enough, can find ways to get out of work. No point obscuring the truth.

If you disregard all consequences and you insist that you want to get out of serving my work notice period anyway, here is how you can do it:

  1. Take medical leave throughout.
  2. Invent emergencies which require time from you outside work, involving children and aged relatives.
  3. Request for no pay leave.
  4. Be disruptive at work by creating more unnecessary tasks for others so general consensus is that nobody wants you around.
  5. Go for extra breaks, even when you are not scheduled or allowed to do so. Include an afternoon tea break and a longer lunch.

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