I know it’s your dream job. I’m just saying don’t be hasty — there’s a lot to think about.

Illustration by Emily Clouse

Congratulations on the new job offer, honey, I’m so proud of you! But before you accept, we need to carefully weigh the pros and cons and really consider all the implications together. Especially this implication: if you change jobs, my many years’ worth of knowledge about your current coworkers will be rendered entirely useless, and I don’t really want to start from square one again.

Yes, I understand it’s a bigger title, with a higher salary and a closer commute, at a cooler company in a role that better fits your professional interests. I know all of that is great…

Jasper Wang

Businessperson by day, open mic stand-up by night. Please don’t add me on LinkedIn.

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