In today’s problematic job market and economy, you might think it’s safer and a no-brainer to stay where you are, if you’re currently employed and not facing a layoff—as far as you know. Or you might be one of those risk-takers with an entrepreneurial spirit for whom staying in one place more than a few years, at most, is unthinkable.
On the other hand, you might be part of the great middle group that could go either way, depending on a number of factors. The question in any case is, what do you need and want to consider before pursuing a new opportunity or deciding to stay where you are?
Why might you want to move on?