Quiz: Should You Change Jobs?

posted August 23rd, 2017 by Brian Neese


Is it time for a new job? From lack of opportunity and low salary to a dysfunctional work environment, there are plenty of reasons why you might be considering looking for a new job. However, on the other side of the equation, staying in your current position could help you develop your skills and explore other opportunities at your organization.


Explore some of these factors by taking our quiz. And whether you decide to find a new job or stay in your current role, you can make plans to reach your career goals. Learn how an online bachelor’s in business administration or an online MBA from Southeastern University can help you pursue advanced roles.


Is your current work environment unbearable?

Do you get along with your co-workers?

Do you feel unappreciated more than a few times per week?

Is there any room for growth and learning at your company?

Have you taken every action you can to make your current job workable?

Do you have a realistic plan for attaining a new job?

Have you lost interest and/or do you feel unchallenged in your current role?

Are you being asked to perform tasks that conflict with your values?

Have you had a recent disagreement with someone in an upper-level management position?

Have your work habits changed for the worse?

Do you feel that you are overqualified for your current position?

Do you think you can receive a better compensation and benefits package elsewhere?

Do you no longer identify with your company’s goals and mission?

Have you received a poor performance review?

Do you have the education you need for the job you want?


This quiz is intended to help you begin thinking about the factors you should consider before deciding whether to change jobs and should not be construed as career advice. Please consult with a career advisor before making a decision.

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