Who would have expected the market to recover so quickly? We were hoping the market will drop more so we can buy more but it didn’t happen. The good news is I will be changing my job/company after working for 5 years at the same company since graduation. Like I blogged about previously, my pay was losing to my peers who left 1/2 years ago.
It is somewhat counter-intuitive to leave at such uncertain times but I am pretty sure all our increment/bonuses (regardless of what industry) for this year is almost non-existent (management will start telling you that you should be glad that you still have a job or there is no pay cut, etc.). Although the offer was not to my expectation, I decided to just take what is in front of me. Money aside, I have also gotten too comfortable in my current role that I am no