jobs in an uncertain economy may seem unwise but sometimes it's just time to
move on. But how do you know when the time is right to leave the security of
your current gig for the unknown?
Know When It's Time to Go
closely at your current role. Are you growing? Adding skills? Moving
successfully along your career path? If
you're in a holding pattern because moving on seems too daunting in this
economy, you are doing your career a disservice.
on provides the possibility of finding a role which is a better fit for your
abilities and sets you up for future growth. As a bonus: switching jobs can
also be more lucrative.
you whip out your resume and start cold-calling your network, take a minute to
assess your readiness to move on with the Monster.com "Are
You Ready for a Career Change Quiz."
Other Factors to Consider
For more food for thought, read 8 Signs You Should Think About Quitting and its follow up piece Yes, You (Probably) Can Change Jobs Now.
Beyond FoldersTM is written by a team of Pendaflex associates
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