The Week contest: Secondhand quitter

This week’s question: Dissatisfied workers in Japan can now hire professional “quitters” to save them the anxiety of telling their bosses they’re resigning. Come up with a name for a company that offers this severance service.

Click here to see the results of last week’s contest: Lighthouse B&B


THE WINNER: “Middlefinger Associates”

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Norm Carrier, Flat Rock, North Carolina 

SECOND PLACE: “Pinch Quitter”

Larry Rifkin, Glastonbury, Connecticut  

THIRD PLACE: “LinkedOut”

Claire Williams, Louisville, Kentucky 



Robert Kennedy, River Edge, New Jersey 

“Exit Strategies”

Jesse Rifkin, Arlington, Virginia 

“Resign Consultants”

Peter Gordon, Great Neck, New York

“FedUp Expressed”

Mary Jo Astrachan, Oneida, New York

“Quit Pro Co.”

Mark Schroeder, Cranbury, New Jersey 


Roger Lewis, Burlington, Vermont 

“The Clean Desk Club”

Ivan Kershner, Salem, South Carolina 

“The Terminator”

William Plakey, Melbourne, Florida 


Michael Rouse, Troy, Michigan

“Parting Company”

Walter Smith, Washington, D.C.

“Proxy Flight”

Daniel Hicks, Randolph, Massachusetts 


Fernand Dutile, South Bend, Indiana

“Valet Parting”

Kevin Gillogly, Thousand Oaks, California 


Deitz Lefort, Saline, Michigan

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