New Career Ideas for Brown Thread

TBreazy

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My bad on the radio silence - full disclosure I’m aware I’m teetering on the existence of first world problems but a recruiter I used some at my previous company and have a decent relationship called me Friday afternoon about a job at his biggest client. It is a more structured, less chaotic and highly competitive opportunity. I talked to him about it a little bit, shot over a resume, figured why not, could be a sign, etc etc. They just asked if I could interview tomorrow morning. head to Nashville for a wedding tomorrow afternoon and flying from Nashville to California for a week of vacation after that.

The HS is going to allow me to let the interview process play out. As far as a change in salary, the new job would be a little bit of an increase but a better balance benefit from what I currently understand. The HS would be a pretty steep decrease (at least 30%) in pay but major payoff in having the same schedule as my wife (also a teacher), off in the summers, and doing something I love.

So.. all things considered.. ¯\_(ツ)_/¯
 
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My bad on the radio silence - full disclosure I’m aware I’m teetering on the existence of first world problems but a recruiter I used some at my previous company and have a decent relationship called me Friday afternoon about a job at his biggest client. It is a more structured, less chaotic and highly competitive opportunity. I talked to him about it a little bit, shot over a resume, figured why not, could be a sign, etc etc. They just asked if I could interview tomorrow morning. head to Nashville for a wedding tomorrow afternoon and flying from Nashville to California for a week of vacation after that.

The HS is going to allow me to let the interview process play out. As far as a change in salary, the new job would be a little bit of an increase but a better balance benefit from what I currently understand. The HS would be a pretty steep decrease (at least 30%) in pay but major payoff in having the same schedule as my wife (also a teacher), off in the summers, and doing something I love.

So.. all things considered.. ¯\_(ツ)_/¯
My two cents:


If you are still having health/panic attacks/night sweats et al, and can fiscally within range maintain your current lifestyle to a similar degree (or you don’t have debt outside of mortgage etc) I’d 100% go the teaching route.


More time with family and doing what you love is what makes this crazy world most bearable. And ultimately what matters most.
 

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