- 5 years ago
- Wedding: July 2012
I am using my “other” account right now because I need some advice and dont want it tied to me.
I am currently 5 months pregnant. I like my job for the most part. However there is one part of my job I hate, it scares me. It invovles time in the field. I have talked to my boss and for the most part I dont do it. I was sent to a training school for it and am certified. Everyone else in the office does this and its a big part of our job. Every few months my boss asks if I want to try again. Because I am pregnant its currently a non issue but I am sure it will come back afterwards.
I work in a very small field. There are only two other places in the area I could work. One of competitors who wouldnt even hire me because there is no option with their office its either all in or nothing. They do a lot more field time than we do. The other is our biggest client. Because they are the client the field portion of the work is non existent. I work very closely with this client. I manage all of the projects our office does for this client and I have for the past few years. I have become friends with two poeple that work there who in the past year have both been giving promotions. I found out today that because of this they are hiring to fill one of their old positions. I am a few years younger than them and am very qualified for the job. I think I would love that job.
The hours are more flexible, the benefites are better, but the pay would be lower. Because of my expeiernce I would like be working on projects that are directly tied to my current company and likley overseeing their projects. The flexibility and benefits would be big since we are starting a family. The hiring timeframe for them is generally slow so I may be able to work it out that I could start their after maternity leave. My biggest concerns are the pay cut and the akwardness of working with my previous company (or even a conflict of interest). I am considering contacting one of my friends as they are the ones hiring and asking them if I would be a good fit for what they are looking for and the timeline to start but I dont want it to get to anyone else. If it doesnt workout I still have to see them all the time.
Any advice?? My husband is on the fence about it.