I'm really focused on my career and on advancement, and have been interviewing at other companies for better opportunities. My fiancée wants me to stay at my current company because of the WL balance since it's a pretty lax job and allows me to spend time with my kid, but I want more out of my job. I just feel so stagnant. Should I just wait it out?

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it’s always good to interview and continue to look for better opportunities. a fulfilling job imo doesn’t necessarily mean that it’ll be reduced work life balance, but that’s something you can also inquire about during the interviews. I’m excited for you, I know you’ll find something that’ll be a good and fulfilling fit!

Til when? Your kid is 18? Yours isn’t the only job that enables you to have a work-life balance. Find one whose work you admire. It’s also something you have to insist on. Not at the initial interview, but once they’ve seen your work and like you and want you, let them know that work-life balance is a priority for you. A 24-7 work life is unsustainable. Any company that wants to retain people understands that

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