10 signs it's time to jump ship to a new job

Change can be challenging but sometimes the best path forward lies elsewhere. Here’s how to tell when to shake things up in pursuit of a new opportunity.

10 signs it's time to jump ship to a new job
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If the tech gig you were once thrilled to land feels like a dead end, you might be wondering about your next move. Rest assured, you’re not alone. Every IT career will hit a wall at some point, but there are some subtle signs that things aren’t going to get better.

A recent survey asked 22,000 IBM employees around the world why they left their previous job — and there were some surprises. Nearly half said they would consider a better opportunity even if they weren’t searching actively. Most of the respondents (62 percent) said they could be tempted by the prospect of a new job.

“Losing talent can be costly,” the report warns. “Organizations that can successfully retain talent not only save money but also protect their intellectual capital.”

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