An associate business professor at Utah State University says he can determine if an employee is ready to jump ship. On the list of 10 factors, Tim Burns contends if six are positive, statistically, the individual is looking to separate. Burns maintains that based on the criteria, he’s correct 80 percent of the time. The signs of a pending departure are not as obvious as leaving a résumé on the printer. Burns explains that subtle behaviors such as not contributing at meetings and being reluctant to commit to long term projects should raise some red flags.