re: What's the worst career decision you've ever made? VIEW POST

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re: I've seen this in many first programmers, they stick with their first job a long time. I encourage people to switch jobs early to ensure they get a...
 

The main issue I ran into is that when I took the job it was such a huge jump in pay that I didn't realize I was at the very bottom of the pay scale for my position. I undersold myself because I moved from a three person shop to a huge corporation.

My big take away was if you're not moving to a new position every two years at least look for something new inside your company. Staying in one place will not help you.

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