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(916) 569-1500


Once you have decided that it is the appropriate time to look for a new job, you may have a dozen opportunities or maybe just a few. Regardless, it is important to know when an opportunity is right for you.

SEEDS can help you determine your goals using our Career Navigator, a complimentary tool we’ve developed.

On your own, you’ll want to look at what you want to achieve in the next 5 years. Will the position and the company support your endeavors?

Things to consider:

• Educational compensation and opportunities

• Promotional path and is it accessible (do they promote within)

• Culture of the firm

• Size of the firm

• Firm’s track record

• Word on the street about the company’s practices

• Commute

• Work-life balance

• Clear expectations of the role you are considering

• How will the market receive the move you are making

• All concerns and questions should be answered

• What is the company’s turnover, reputation and stability

• Do you like the people and the overall feel of the company

Whether you work with us or another recruiting agency, we highly recommend you work with a professional within the industry to guide you. There is a tendency to ask friends and family for advice, and that is a good thing for moral support, but most of the time they don’t have enough information on the firm, reputation, expectations and your professional abilities to protect you. Friends and family are great support and have tremendous insight towards your job satisfaction, but they may not be able to help you solve the problem other than encouraging you to change positions.