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1 Staying at or leaving your current job is a tough decision to make. The reason is that the decision involves discovering for yourself what you want from a job, what you're getting, what you're lacking, what could be potentially fixed, etc...
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3 The end goal here is to make the right decision. Ideally, the choice you'll make would be perfect, i.e. it would have all of the pros and none of the cons. Of course, usually perfect choices are not available, but you would ideally at least be conscious about what compromises you're making and why.
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5 First of all, let's cover the reasons to consider for staying (at least for a while) at your current job.
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7 === Reasons to stay (at least for a while): ===
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9 ===== You're emotionally affected =====
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11 If you're reading this, chances are
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14 Challenges for describing this problem:
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16 * Many different job areas (e.g. software development, warehouse worker, texture designer, etc..)
17 * Many different reasons to stay/leave different for every area
18 ** Many more reasons to come
19 * Aspects
20 ** Reasons to stay
21 *** For how long
22 ** Reasons to leave
23 *** Their urgency
24 *** What are the prospects of fixing the issues at work?
25 *** Did you talk to your manager about them?
26 ** How to leave
27 *** Don't burn bridges if you can
28 **** Try to finish your tasks
29 **** Try to not take any additional ones
30 **** Knowledge transfer/handover
31 ** Should we cover the 12 questions?
32 * What's the audience of this problem?
33 * How to help?
34 ** Do you not see your reason not to leave?
35 * Personal stories?
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38 Outline:
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40 * Reasons to stay
41 ** Salary
42 ** Bonus/promotion coming up
43 ** Work environment
44 ** Nice colleagues
45 ** Nice Office/Workspace
46 ** Convenience of location
47 *** Next to my child's school/kindergarten
48 *** Flexible working time
49 *** Close to home
50 ** Additional benefits
51 *** Health insurance package
52 *** Subscription to online libraries
53 *** Free snacks/drinks
54 **** + Why?
55 ** Opportunities for growth
56 ** Interesting projects
57 ** Learning a lot of new things
58 ** Career opportunitites
59 * Reasons to leave
60 ** Salary
61 ** Not getting along with my boss
62 ** Don't like my project
63 ** Not learning anything new/not progressing
64 ** Not living up to my potential
65 ** Better offer
66 *** + Why?
67 ** Lack of motivation
68 ** Don't get along with my manager
69 ** Overtime
70 ** Changes in the company organization
71 ** Schedule not flexible
72 ** Better job opportunity
73 ** Inexperienced team lead
74 * Cost of leaving
75 ** New trial period
76 ** Missed bonus
77 ** Missed pay raise
78 ** Missed chance to get into leadership
79 ** Need to make a new impression at your new workplace
80 ** Leaving a job too often might cause reputation issues
81 ** Risks
82 *** Hit the same issues you have at your previous job
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84 * Opportunities for leaving
85 ** New domain
86 ** New technologies
87 ** Different perspectives
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