Why are you, or might you in the future, consider a job change? I’m sure there’s a multitude of reasons however the number one reason should be to advance your career. Career advancement should be the number one reason because other items such as greater compensation or being closer to family should follow either in the new job or the one thereafter. Seeking a new job solely for any other reason may be a detriment to your career advancement. A new job can offer career advancement from a number of different perspectives such as learning, visibility, and/or a growth opportunity.