relocation can be an exciting thing. It usually means more money and a
promotion; but there could be hidden pitfalls as well. Before you accept a job
in a new city, go there for a long weekend and see what it is like. Every city
has its own atmosphere, and you want to make sure it is a place where you see
yourself being comfortable.
look out for in a new city: Is it colder/warmer than you are used to? What is
the traffic like? What are the people like? Pretend that you live in a certain
neighborhood and get a hotel there. Drive to the new office at the same time
you normally would if you worked there and see if the commute is acceptable.
Talk to the people that work there, how is the environment?
not least, what kind of nightlife or leisure activities do you like? Are they
available at the new location? Can you see yourself living there for several
Don’t let the prospect of a few more dollars entice you if it means moving somewhere you will be miserable.