I have been with the same organization for the past 10 years and it is time to move on.
May 20,2021 at 1:13PM UTC
In that time, I have served in many different roles, from directing Customer Care, marketing, reporting/ analytics, account management, process improvement and everything else that has been thrown at me. I also have not had an increase in over 5 years, and that contributes to my feelings of being taken advantage of and underappreciated. I should have made the jump a long time ago, but there are plenty of reasons I stayed. I suppose the biggest reason is "the devil you know is better than the devil you don't know".
I am so ready to find a new job, one that I look forward to instead of dreading every day. My problem is that I don't know where to focus my efforts/ job title search. The other issue is that I have been in the same place for so long. Is that considered a drawback in the eyes of potential employers?
I appreciate any advice in helping me take the leap from my current (uncomfortable) comfort zone.
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