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  1. DBII

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    Age old question. Do I stay at a job I am sarting to dislike or try to change jobs in this economy and take a $4-6 an hour pay cut? :mad:

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    If you can afford a $10,000/yr paycut but it would make you happy, go for it.
     
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    Ouch, it would be a 12k reduction, worse case. I guess that answers that question. My medical bills are much less than that. Thanks.

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    If you're "starting to dislike" your job, that's only a call you alone can make with regard to changing.

    But never stay in a job that you hate, it will suck the life right out of you.

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    If it was on me, I woudn´t change it now as I have 2 little kids and my wife on maternity leave and the all depend on me...I´ve also taken a loan for buying my flat 2 years ago and gotta pay it so I need every buck...
    But if is not your case and you can miss few bucks just do it, if your new job could make you happier...
     
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    Hmmm, why would you be paid less? You'll just have to look vore a job which pays better then you have now. And only quit your current job when you already have a new one.
     
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    That's a real hard question. However, peace (or piece) of mind is paramount.
    If I dis-liked my job I'd hang onto it til I found some better. Then I would
    address their attention to the mistletoe on my coat-tail.

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    "Starting to dislike" isnt a strong statement.. wait til you hate it. Take that extra $4 - $6 an hour that ur making now and put it away in savings so you can have a cushion when u quit.

    I bet most Americans dislike their job..
     
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