The economics of moving for a job

Jenny Ament Jun 12, 2015
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The economics of moving for a job

Jenny Ament Jun 12, 2015
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About 2.7 million people voluntarily quit their jobs in April. The question for many of those people then becomes, “Should I relocate?”

That’s a big, complicated, often hard decision. Alexandra Levit, a writer, consultant and speaker who specializes in the workplace, explains the do’s and don’ts of picking up and relocating for a new job, a promotion or transfer. One question she recommends asking yourself: Would you move there anyway, even if the job didn’t exist?

Hear the full interview in the audio player above.

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