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All the Perl that's Practical to Extract and Report

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  • I'd make the move.

    You've already made the commitment to the new company - the time to use it honourably as a bargaining chip at the old company is past.

    You'll be a lot happier with the work you do and the conditions at the new job.

    Happiness is more important than money as long as the money is sufficient to meet your basic living needs. (Which is redundant - a sufficiently inadequate money supply eventually drives up frustration and unhappiness.) It is easier to contend with restricted money using a

    • I'd make the move.

      I will. I already talked to the guys up here.

      You've already made the commitment to the new company

      Even though I did not mention that, that was one of the things on my mind :-)

      You'll be a lot happier with the work you do and the conditions at the new job.

      I certainly hope so... because that's why I'm moving there! :-)

      Happiness is more important than money as long as the money is sufficient to meet your basic living needs.

      Then let's just hope I'll be happy and that my new sal

      • If it turns out that the money really is too small, you can discuss it with your new employers. Changing jobs has shown that it wasn't just a negotiating tactic - you haven't burned any more bridges by changing than you already have by getting a job offer - so you could talk with the old company about getting hired back. (So, I'd say you've chosen the chance with the possibility of huge benefit, while retaining a fall-back chance of smaller benefit. Staying for more money right now would have taken the small benefit but forgone the big chance.)