I've been with my agency for over 3+ years. This is the first agency I'm at and I've been without a mentor or an exact career path this whole time. It's been a lot of waiting and promises that things will get better. I've been approached by another agency recently by my previous manager, but working with that person is difficult. Old manager is putting lots on pressure to join them. My gut says no, but I don't see my current agency building my career paths anytime soon.

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Start putting feelers out for something new separate from this opportunity. If you’re having doubts about it already, make a better option for yourself elsewhere. You’re worth it.. don’t settle for something different if there are already red flags.


I would recommend listening to your gut. If your previous manager was difficult to work with and has the bad sense to put pressure on you.... their care is self serving and not focused on your happiness. Stay where you are, buy yourself time to find a good opportunity vs. jumping into a potentially ill fitting situation. Good luck!


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