Keep Your Dream Job, Refuse Promotion?

31 Jul

There are two problems with having your dream job. First, the reward to doing good work is getting more work.

Second, the problem with having a dream job is that it may lead to promotion.  Ever hear of the Peter Principle?  People are promoted to their level of incompetence.

Too often this promotion is to the hardest job in the workplace: First level manager.  In reality, being promoted to manager means making a career change.  Unless you realize this you will probably be in a job you don’t do well and don’t care for.

Check out: Would You Refuse a Promotion to Stay in a Job You love.


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