Sometimes, moving down the career ladder, instead of up it, is something we need to think about. It could be by choice. I know more than a few people who have decided to opt out of a fast track career for a job that's less stressful or for a job that's more fun.
In other cases, especially in a down job market or an industry that's not doing well, it can make sense to look at alternative job options and downsize your career. In fact, some companies are offering employees the opportunity, if you can call it that, to take a lower level position instead of a lay-off.
If you're considering the possibility of downsizing, by choice or otherwise, here's advice on how you decide if you can move down the career ladder including evaluating options, figuring out whether you can live on less pay, how to revamp your resume, and how to apply for jobs.
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