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And it’s not just about the money. Make sure to look closely at the actual work you’ll be doing and not just the salary you’re being offered. “You can’t make a short-term hop if you don’t know your long-term goal,” said Schawbel. If the new job offers about the same amount of money but you get more responsibility, such as the opportunity to manage people, then that will expand your skill set and expertise. And that opportunity may be lead to a better-paying job down the road.