Aaron Gouveia has worked as the Content Manager of Salary.com since 2011. Prior to that, he was an award-winning journalist at several prominent New England newspapers. Read more...
Sure your job was great for you – three years ago.
But times change and so do your priorities. When you took the job after graduating college, you were just trying to get your feet wet and find something entry-level to pay your bar tabs – er, I mean, bills. But now, with a few years of experience under your belt, you’re looking to move up the old corporate ladder and find a position within the company with more responsibility and a higher salary. But if you look up and see a dead end with no possibility of advancement, it could very well be time to jump ship.
When you take a job don’t just think of the one to which you’re applying, poke around and see if the job you want two jobs from now even exists.