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should i change my job right now if i get any good offers?

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should i change my job right now if i get any good offers?
Hello. It always depend of the good offer and what are your priority and tolerance to risk.

A good salary may not be as good if the working conditions or the nature of the work kill all the fun in it.

The new job may be riskier as usually larger salary for an equal job may mean less money available for R&D or marketing, leading to less customers in the future leading to bankruptcy or layoff (often of the newer employees).

You may also prefer to talk with your current employer if you are in good term with him/her to perhaps equal or at least crank up your salary to match the other offer.

If the job offer new challenge in a different field, it may be a good thing to change if you already mastered the challenge provided by your current job. Learning new things and experiences is a key part to staying fresh in the job market (you don't want to get to 60 and be obsolete and without a nice network of friends/contacts as a worker).

If you want the security of your old job but add new skills and open new opportunities, you can always get an additional part time job to supplement a bit of freshness to your weekly work time.
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