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Is It Time to Make a Switch?

Is It Time to Make a Switch?

by Rosie Molinary

Lately your best friend has been talking up her new job, while your husband just got a promotion. That has you thinking: Should you stick it out at the office where you learned the tricks of the trade and made some great friends, or try something new? Our quiz can help you decide.

On Sunday nights, you're usually: 
1 of 7 questions

Option A

Talking to your TV, giving advice to Susan, Bree, Lynette and Gabrielle

Option B

Ironing your presentation outfit for Wednesday’s meeting

Option C

Nursing a headache that you seem to get every Sunday night

Option D

Crying — you can’t bear the thought of going back to the office

Your boss says, "I need you on this project now!" Your first reaction is to think: 
2 of 7 questions

Option A

Yes! My skills have been noticed and rewarded

Option B

Aww! There goes solitaire, eBay and e-mailing friends

Option C

Good! This will give me more experience for my resume

Option D

Oh no! What do I have to contribute?

The job you have is exactly what you were looking for the last time you scoured want ads.
3 of 7 questions

Option A

True

Option B

False

You RSVPed yes to a company social on Saturday night. When Saturday afternoon arrives, you're most likely: 
4 of 7 questions

Option A

Figuring out what outfit can transition from the work party to barhopping with friends afterward

Option B

Thinking about who is least likely to talk about work every other minute

Option C

Feigning the flu — you just can’t deal with the office on a Saturday too

Option D

At the party location, helping to set up

Your hobbies include: 
5 of 7 questions

Option A

Watching the clock so you can leave work at exactly 5 pm

Option B

Does staying late at the office count as a hobby?

Option C

Zoning out on the couch as you watch sitcom after sitcom

Option D

There isn’t enough room to list all of your hobbies

The deadline for a project assigned three months ago is fast approaching. You're: 
6 of 7 questions

Option A

Researching a new project, because you finished this one months ago

Option B

Making the final edits, but you just can’t get excited about what you have done

Option C

Paralyzed; you’ve barely done anything, even though it’s all you’ve thought about the last three months

Option D

A little stressed — you’ve been chatting a bit too much with coworkers, but you know you’ll get it done

Where do you see yourself in five years?
7 of 7 questions

Option A

Enjoying what you do each day while maintaining a work-life balance

Option B

Anywhere but your current position

Option C

Advancing through the ranks of the company while earning consistent praise for your work

Option D

In the corner office where your boss currently sits