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Why did you leave your last job? Did you follow your passion, hated the work, got fired, wanted more money, etc?

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All four....although technically I quit before I could be managed out. Funny thing is I did find a role where I am passionate, like the work, and get paid more.

I was bored - went looking for more of a challenge and just happened to get more money and a job I’m passionate about in the process.

Me again. I was laid off and then went freelance and had way more fun! I went from making about 75k to 130k freelancing!

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After watching succession it lowkey felt like it was written about the Ford family. Around the time I was watching the show I met bill ford at some event I help organize at the train station being rebuilt. Thought I was on the come up. Couple months later I was laid-off/fired ahah. Wasn’t even a mid manager was just an entry level employee lololol.

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Just got laid off today 😥 super sad

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I'm happier and fulfilled when I travel. I go to the gym, read books on my flights, eat well especially breakfast, and enjoy working from home on Fridays. Keep travel projects coming consulting&EY God

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