10 Steps to Planning a Job Change

10 Steps to Planning a Job Change

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Paul A. Greenberg

If you're planning to change jobs or change careers, there are planning steps you should take. A well-planned, methodical job change is always more successful than one that is not properly thought through. Here are the essential 10 steps:

  1. Do it for the right reasons

Make sure you are changing jobs for reasons that will enhance your career, expand your skill set, benefit you financially, or all of the above. The absolute wrong reasons to change jobs include such things as not liking your boss, boredom with your responsibilities or dissatisfaction with co-workers. Those are all elements that could be found in a new job, as well…

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