Taken a contract position when you really wanted a perm? Stepped down the career ladder just to stay safely in the workforce? Or simply too scared to quit in the current climate?
At least one of the above applies to many Australian finance sector employees, but the interesting question now is - for how much longer?
As the employment market shows the first signs of recovery, for how much longer are you prepared to stick with your dead-end job?
According to a new survey by recruitment firm Aequalis Consulting, most Australian workers are disgruntled and gearing up to change companies as soon as the economy improves.
But will bankers hang on for longer than other employees in expectation of bonus payments next year?
Is it best to move now, or are you playing the waiting game? Let us know below.