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Discussion on: Don't aim for 'Senior'

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Travis Fantina

I don't know, "senior" often comes with a significant pay bump so it's worth striving for. Adaptability and being able to problem-solve will get you there.

I do agree that time doesn't matter.

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Leo Gopal Author

I think changing organisations gives the biggest pay-bump, moving up a ladder in a single place to senior could take forever and could be based on who the current senior is. Sometimes being in one place, the only way to get a promotion is if someone else leaves.

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Shannon Crabill

True, it could have a pay bump. And true, it could take forever.

I've also seen it happy very fast for people that uh...had more in common with management, regardless of how much time they had in the org.