Before you jump to a new job, make sure you're prepared to deal with the consequences if it doesn't work out, Howard Tullman writes. He suggests asking yourself if you fully understand what the new job entails and if you have the necessary skills. The "very last thing you want to do is to test the depth of the pool with both feet. It's a great way to end up all wet, even assuming that you don't drown," he writes.

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