Your finances and your job (there’s more to work than money)

January 11, 2011 on 6:49 am | In career coaching, life coaching | No Comments

Today, I guest posted on Laura Vanderkam’s blog: http://www.my168hours.com/blog/.  Laura is the author of 168 Hours:  You Have More Time Than You Think, a book I very much enjoyed, so I see Laura as a kindred spirit in the Think As Inc movement.

Career choices are also financial choices.  Can I do something I love and still pay the bills? Can I make a career change without taking a salary cut? Can I afford to wait for that perfect job when I’m unemployed and need to make money quickly? Some jobs pay more than others. Some offer faster salary growth and bigger bonuses. It is not practical to make career choices without considering the financial repercussions.

That said, deciding your next job and career path requires additional considerations apart from financial planning. Ideally, finances are one criterion of many by which you plan your career.

Here’s how to think about your money and your next move:

Read the rest of my guest post at http://www.my168hours.com/blog/2011/01/09/guest-post-your-finances-and-your-job-theres-more-to-work-than-money/

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