Dear Carrie, I'm considering switching jobs. I'd get a little bump in salary, but the bonus structure and benefits are different. How can I figure out which is the better deal overall? --A Reader
Dear Reader, Changing jobs can be exciting, but it also warrants a bit of caution. As your question implies, salary is only part of the equation. It's always a good idea to weigh the pros and cons of your current job against a new opportunity. Here's a way to approach it.
Put Dollar Amounts to Benefits
Benefits can represent a significant portion of your salary, so...