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Job Promotion is a Trap

Eduards Sizovs
Dev.Tube tech video hub founder, DevTernity conference lead, The Principal Developer trainer
・1 min read

We love job promotion. The promotion gives us a sense of career progress:

junior developer → developer → senior developer → principal developer → architect → senior architect → chief architect → CTO → CIO (Career Is Over).

With every unlocked achievement, we earn more $, and our social status grows. We are moving towards our dream. We are happy, and life is good.

But job promotion is a tool that employers use, to make us stay at the company longer.

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