In this video, learn how to evaluate a new job prospect. If you're leaving one job to take another, it's important to be sure the transition is worth it.
- Before you quit your job and take another one, … I recommend you assess the pros and cons … of the new opportunity. … Open a new document … and draw a vertical line down the center. … On one side, write the pros, … and on the other side, list the cons. … Unless you live in a movie, … every job has its positives and negatives, … and by taking another job, … you may be giving up some good things in your current one. … No job is perfect. … Here are a couple of things to remember. … First, look at the whole package you're being offered, … including salary, benefits, medical and dental, … 401k plans and do they match employee contributions? … Potential for raises, retirement plan, pension, … bonuses and promotions, the commute, learning opportunities, … how working there will look on your resume, … how stable the company is. … Do they pay for schooling? … Years ago, people in the entertainment industry … would try and spend time working at Disney. … This was during a different regime, … and it was a less-than-magical place to work. …
- Assessing the pros and cons of quitting your job
- Giving notice
- Talking to your supervisor
- Saying goodbye
- Reflecting on your old role