Many sources of career advice assume that you’ll be earning more money and taking on more responsibility. However, there are times in life when you move in the opposite direction.
It can be the result of forces beyond your control or a voluntary decision. The economy is still recovering from the pandemic, and some industries were disrupted more than others. Even if you love your job and your company is prospering, you may be looking for a change.
Whatever the reasons for resizing your career, you're more likely to find what you want if you take an intentional approach. It will benefit you to master the modern rules for moving down the career ladder gracefully.