Edmond Bundy
almost 4 years ago
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This is Career Suicide!

I think I just committed career suicide! I turned down a management promotion last week and starting to think that I may have permanently shut the door on any future career progress at this company. Believe me, I thought long and hard about the offer but realized that I just couldn’t take on the extra responsibilities and hours needed to perform the job. My family life is in shambles! I have a teenage son who’s out of control and quickly sinking into addiction, a young daughter who I barely get to see, and a wife who resents the hell out of me because I’m not pulling my weight at home. Sure, the new job gets me get’s me nice salary bump and prestige at work but on the other end I risk loosing my family. It’s real competitive, lot’s of big egos, so I’m sure the top brass of the company is looking at my decision like a slap in the face. Should I keep an eye out for opportunities at another companies or continue to ride it out at my current job and hope the leadership here has a short memory?

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Marc Sanders
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Hey man, only you know the reality of the circumstances surrounding you. Taking the time to workout your personal issues and let the job figure itself out for now. Keep to your priorities.

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Lucy Howard
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You Obviously have potential if they offered you the job so be confident in your abilities and re-visit those opportunities when the time is right.

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Fernando Mercado
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Leadership doesn’t like that especially if you were selected for a promotion without having to apply for it. First things first though.

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