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Subject:  Re: Job Change Date:  8/15/1999  3:25 PM
Author:  rjm1 Number:  13157 of 76384


Currently 55 yrs. old. Making 87,600 plus a bonus with potential of 0 TO 22%. It's
usually around 12 to 15, but there have been 5% years.
I may have an offer of a new job. Base 105 to 110, no bonus. Other benefits
almost equal, actually a little better. Title is less(-), responsibility is less(-), travel is
less(+), work is similar(n/a). If I were younger, I would not mess with the resume
by reducing my title, but at my age I'm not chasing the advancement as much any
more. It seems to me that I should focus on the cash in hand. May have 7 to ten
years of work left. Any thoughts?


How secure is your present job and the new position. There could be unforseen problems in the new job and you could be on the street in 6 months.

The question is why do you want to leave the present job and how do you know the same problems will not be at the new job.

Based on your statements you would be making the move for a little money. If you have enough money saved so you could retire if you lost the new job I would make the move. If you can not retire and your current job is secure, I would stay put.
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