- Executives often have to make difficult career decisions.
- Career help website Zety conducted a survey among 1,000 executives about which career risks they took and whether they regretted them.
- 56% of the executives surveyed didn’t regret quitting a job they disliked, and 41% of executives didn’t regret changing fields or industries.
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We get one shot in life at navigating our career. After the long winding road, no one wants to look back with regrets. Why not improve the odds of making more good choices than bad by learning from those who’ve traveled ahead of you?
A new survey conducted by Zety (a career help website) asked 1,000 executives what career risks they took, and the vast majority (mid 70s to high 80 percentile) said they had no regrets after taking these risks.
Here are the top seven, with the percentage that follows indicating the amount that reported taking said risk, along with perspective on each.
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