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Anonymous

Posted on 12 Oct 2018

Should I change jobs even thought I don't hate my current job?

Current job: good hours, mid-low job satisfaction and colleagues not very socially inclusive sadly

Prospective job: 1.3x pay ($1k++ more), bad hours, heard from others that job satisfaction and colleagues are good (but of course this may differ from person to person - no way of saying if I will feel the same way)

What would you do? Moving into a tougher job and unknown environment is scary and I'm not sure if the pay raise/potential upsides are worth it.

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Well, do you need to have work life balance in this stage of your career / life? Do you have a family / young kids to take care of? If you don't have any commitments at the moment, can consider the prospective new role since it pays better. And use this as a stepping stone to the next role with higher salary. But if you have family commitments, may be a better idea to stay put since the hours are better.

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Jason Sing

Jason Sing

Level 12. Master

Updated on 07 Jun 2019

Pay is one important consideration. The most important consideration I feel is your boss who could really make a hell lot of difference to your career development. Just my humble opinion.

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Meliá Widjaja

Meliá Widjaja

07 Dec 2018

So true. Also, company culture

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