Magazine article Working Mother

Jump to the Side to Get Ahead

Magazine article Working Mother

Jump to the Side to Get Ahead

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Whether you're stuck, burned out or simply ready for a change, consider a job move ... to the side. A lateral career move-where you generally change positions in the same or a different company or an entirely different industry, but maintain the same pay, responsibilities or title-might be just what you need to shake things up. And it has become more common. Lisa Skeete Tatum, CEO of Landit, a personalized playbook for women seeking to advance their careers, advises on if a lateral career move is right for you.

You want a challenge. If you feel your career has stagnated or you're tired of the same work role you've had for many years, a lateral move can reinvigorate you. "If you've been in a position for a long time and don't feel you're developing your skills, capabilities or network, it might be a good time for a lateral career move," says Tatum. The same goes if your experience doesn't qualify you for a promotion just yet. …

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