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The cover photo in my last post in 2017 is a roller coaster not because I like this amusement ride (not at all!), but this precisely described how I felt this past week. Why? Story time….
Whilst I enjoy what I am doing now in consulting, I am always open to opportunities outside even if I am not actively looking. Recently, a headhunter approached me with a promising opportunity working for a very prestigious global firm. I found the job description and the firm itself stood out from all the other Linkedin messages I received so I thought there was no harm to give it a tab and test myself.
Then, the dilemma began. After going through interviews, they liked me and I soon received an offer from this firm with a very competitive compensation package…. something that I would be dumb to reject in monetary terms. What to do now? While tons of considerations and numbers were running on my head, I tried to be as rational as possible and did a risk analysis on either staying at my current firm or making a leap to a new firm. The following five mindsets also did their part in helping me make this decision.