Why did the apostles immediately leave their job to follow Jesus?

As Jesus walked beside the Sea of Galilee, he saw Simon and his brother Andrew casting a net into the lake, for they were fishermen. “Come, follow me,” Jesus said, “and I will send you out to fish for people.”  At once they left their nets and followed him.

When he had gone a little farther, he saw James son of Zebedee and his brother John in a boat, preparing their nets. Without delay he called them, and they left their father Zebedee in the boat with the hired men and followed him. Mark 1:16-20

            There must have been something charismatic about Jesus that drew people to him.  Speaking with authority and love, plus the presence of the Holy Spirit, connected them immediately to each other.

            Some of these apostles probably followed John the Baptist and knew of the spectacular baptism that occurred.  This certainly created a buzz about this man who God spoke about and he intrigued them.  The fishermen dropped their nets but there’s no indication that they quit completely, only followed temporarily.  Little did they know what they were getting into.