Would anyone consider starting over in a new line of work and going from Manager to an entry level and taking like 50% or more pay cut? And why?

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Yes- working at Lululemon to get discounts but only if I married rich (yes, I would still want the discounts when rich because I can use the savings for the wine I’ll need to drink to deal with my spouse when I get home from “work”)

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Yes - to do something I’m more interested / passionate about. But I’m lucky enough to be married to someone that makes enough money that I can take a 50% cut and start over to find myself.

I just can’t figure out what I’d rather do. So here I am. Still in PA.

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I think money isn’t the only gauge of success. If you have something else that you would rather do, and you have the support to do it, it’s worth seriously considering. I would argue that happiness is a much better gauge to use when evaluating success / failure.

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Yes! If you really don’t enjoy what you are doing now, if you change your career path when you are a manager, you waste 5,6 years of your life; if you don’t change, you may waste a lifetime.

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I knew a high performing ITS tax manager who left the firm to go to nursing school so they fully started over. Since they were going to school they essentially took a 100% pay cut as they weren’t married.

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Thanks! That’s actually helpful :)

If I knew I had a job in politics waiting for me I would take a 50 percent pay cut or more.

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Yes! As you get older you realize your mental health and happiness is far more important than your bank account and “high profile career”. I literally dream about a low stress job every day

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How is this for a smart move
We know companies give u ctc based on last drawn ctc.
So suppose u earning 5 lpa
.U cracked amazon and they giving ctc 40 lpa
We know Amazon is an unsustainable company In terms of wlb.
Now use this ctc to switch to other good wlb company in 5-6 months like adobe etc..atleast they will match that ctc

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