Linked Questions

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How bad does it look to consistently quit a job after a year [duplicate]

Quick background, I am a software developer with around 5 years of professional experience. I was updating my resume today and I realized the longest I've ever stayed at a single company was 1 year ...
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4answers
399 views

How frequent is too frequent? Work change [duplicate]

Short info - I'm an IT professional, worked in 7 companies so far, between 1 to 1.5 year each, all finished on good, friendly terms. Recently I started my first senior position, however I resigned ...
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1answer
473 views

Am I changing jobs too quickly? [duplicate]

Here is my job history (Software Development): A: 5 months B: ~3 years C: 11 months D: 1 year 4 months (current) I also have gaps on my resume (2 X 6month breaks) between AB and CD. I'm ...
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3answers
379 views

At what point do employers frown upon someone changing companies too often? [duplicate]

I know someone who has a bad habit of getting frustrated working for a company after about a year. She's never had any issues finding a different company/new job in the 5 years/5 jobs that I've known ...
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1answer
557 views

Would it look unprofessional to leave a job too soon? [duplicate]

After several years freelancing as a designer, I took on a job at a local internet marketing company... it's nothing special, but I couldn't be picky at the time as I was on the brink of running out ...
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1answer
250 views

After being recruited, when can you change jobs? [duplicate]

In terms of etiquette, how long after being recruited to a position, should one wait before seeking to transfer to a new department or leave the company entirely? To clarify my question: In general, ...
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7answers
9k views

Is it ok to jump from job to job until I find one that I really like?

I am a picky person. I have a stable financial situation. I am not married. I don't need too much to live (cheap lifestyle). My problem is: it is hard to find a job that I really like that fits my ...
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4answers
8k views

How can I improve a resume to avoid looking like a job-hopper?

I feel like my resume is cursing me. In the last five years I have held just as many jobs. For the first of those five years, I had two jobs lasting a few months each. The next job lasted me two years ...
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6answers
2k views

Leaving first career job before acquiring two years experience

After graduating from university in the UK, I have heard multiple careers advisors say that it is inadvisable to leave your first career role before you have gained at least two years experience. ...
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3answers
2k views

Should I keep a job on my LinkedIn profile if I left on good terms after three months?

3 months ago, I quit my job as a BA in my previous company, because the salary was not so good and there was some lack of leadership and opportunity for personal growth. I started working as a PO in ...
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1answer
611 views

Does Age excuse “Job Hopping”?

I would like to follow up on this question Granted, it is ill advised to switch from company to company at such short time intervals (in fact, perhaps you shouldn't do it at all regardless of any ...
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1answer
693 views

Importance of employment duration when applying for a new job

I started an apprenticeship with a startup in 2014, but the startup went bankrupt. So I switched to a web agency where i finished the apprenticeship earlier this year and am now employed at as a ...
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2answers
261 views

Moving from a corporate to a startup [closed]

I was working in a company with more than 10.000 employees and some billions of revenues for approximately 16 months. Then I made a mistake and move to another company (>100k in personal) having in ...
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2answers
475 views

transfer to another company [closed]

I am a fresh graduate and Im a 1 month old employee now. But I want to transfer to another company... is it risky to accept the job for that company even though you've just filed a resignation letter ...
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0answers
112 views

What is the ideal time to stay at a job? [duplicate]

What would be the ideal time to stay at a job? I have heard that changing jobs too often (for pay raises) puts the loyalty of the employee in question. This in turn makes prospect employers reluctant ...