016: Reasons Not to Pursue a Career Opportunity Part 1/2 Before Applying
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November 13, 2018
Welcome to episode 16 of the Nerd Journey Podcast [@NerdJourney]! We’re John White (@vJourneyman) and Nick Korte (@NetworkNerd_), two VMware Solution Engineers who are hoping to bring you the IT career advice that we wish we’d been given earlier in our careers. In today’s episode, we have Part 1 of a two-part discussion on when to stop pursuing a career opportunity. Original recording date: 2018-11-03 Topic – Reasons not to Pursue a Career Opportunity (Pre-Application Stage), Part 1 of 2 We’re highlighting some content from a Manager Tools 10-part podcast series on choosing a company to work for 3:29 Choosing A Company To Work For – Chapter 1 – Factors To Consider Part 1 * Compensation * Dig into the entire compensation package (or as much as you can in this stage) * Consider the risks of combination stock / cash * Use tools like Glassdoor to help * Difficult to rule something out without looking at the numbers * People make assumptions on how much of a pay bump would merit leaving * Values * Deeper dive…