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Old 01-16-2012, 02:03 PM   #21
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Originally Posted by HatePayingTaxes View Post
..... I think I already knew it but have a hard time letting go of my current gig. .....
I think you did too. Best of luck. Enjoy your new experience.

In just about every job that I have had, the first year is the hardest - getting the lay of the land, who does what, who you can pi** off and who you can't, who to go for what, etc. So be aware that the first year might be a bit uncomfortable simply because it is new and different.

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Old 01-16-2012, 02:40 PM   #22
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At 32 you're too young to have no upward mobility .... take the bump in pay and chase the corporate ladder.

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Old 01-16-2012, 11:18 PM   #23
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The following are major life stressors: new job, getting married, birth of a child, loss of a parent/spouse/child, loss of a job, divorce, serious illness in family. Treat yourself well for the first year of any of the above.

Accept the position if offered. I think you will enjoy the change. It is a positive event.

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