Archived entries for changing jobs

Working for a Big Company vs Working for a
Small Company.

Making My Decision To Move To A Small Company

When I made the decision to quit my first postgraduate job at a large (20,000 people large) successful consulting firm and go to a small startup-consulting firm, I felt like the decision was huge. When I notified my old job most of my co-workers had mixed reactions, some told me I would be running back, other’s told me that I should do it now since I am young and could afford to take the risk. After working at the large firm for close to three years I was beginning to get comfortable and to some extent lazy. I will never forget what one of my co-workers, who was a subcontractor from a small company told me; he sent me an email saying that I was about to make a great decision and that working for a small companies has advantages and disadvantages, but that it would force me to work harder and tap into my innovative entrepreneurial spirit. After a month of weighing the pros and cons, I made the switch. Continue reading…

Ten Ways Two Know When It’s Time To Quit

Here are ten tell tale signs to know when it is time to bounce.

  1. You are not challenged.
  2. You have reoccurring dreams about “bitch slapping” at least two of your co-workers on a daily basis.
  3. You are so bored that you go to the bathroom and sit on the toilet just to take an undisturbed nap at least three times a week.
  4. You feel you are underpaid based on your field and qualifications.
  5. You are so bored that you go take a nap in your parked car at least three times a week.
  6. Continue reading…

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