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Do I Stay or Do I Go?

A key question for people is - Am I in the right job? How do they get to the next job? How do you know when the right time to leave is? This Franck Appleby LinkedIn article has some practical advice for working through these questions and its worth a read here, or read the extract below.


As human beings we crave a sense of progress. We don’t like the thought of stagnation or going stale. We need markers of progression and success. There are often a number of push and pull drivers that come into play when we consider whether to stay or go....

In reality, whether you choose to stay or go may come down to a combination of push and pull drivers. However, what is even more important is how prepared we are to deal with certainty and uncertainty.

Knowing when to stay or leave a role or an organisation is not always easy. To be a Career Self-navigator you therefore have to create clarity for yourself. I like to use a simple 3 step process…