Linked Questions

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Would I be considered a “job-hopper”/unprofessional? [duplicate]

I'm a 3rd/4th year CS student. A year ago, i did a 3-month internship at a software company, and two months ago I got hired at another company as a Junior Developer for a trial period of three months. ...
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Is job-hopping bad for a developer's career? [duplicate]

I've decided to leave my current job and I've made my intentions clear. My boss tells me leaving now will make me unhirable because I will appear to be a job hopper on my CV. Is this job hopping and ...
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Is it bad to switch jobs many times in a short period? [duplicate]

I'm a 23 years old developer living in Brazil. I got my first job back in 2012, where I stayed for two years. After that, I got another one. Due to some disagreements with the boss, I left after only ...
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5 Jobs in 4.5 Years [duplicate]

I am an Application Developer applying to jobs. Would you throw my resume out if you saw that I had 5 jobs in the last 4.5 years with the longest being 1.5 yrs? The back story on this is that I ...
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How bad is a job hop or two? [duplicate]

I'm pretty desperate to get out of my current situation, as I'm a year out of university, and the job I'm in is a technical dead end, (and it doesn't pay well, it's boring, and I'm not happy here). I ...
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How to exit from a company that is not doing well as a new hire? [duplicate]

I recently joined a U.S. company (3 months), but there is high turnover in technical roles and high-level posts, and projections are not good for the near future. I have only worked at startups thus ...
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Several trials to find my vocation -> seen as job hopper? [duplicate]

I'm a 24 years old software developer and finally found my vocation. But the way finding this vocation was curvy and I've done a bunch of different jobs. After school, I started a apprenticeship in ...
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Taking a Job Offer Now…But Still Looking for Another One [duplicate]

I am in a tough situation. My current job is going through layoffs. I don't feel secure in my position and I have been looking for a new position for about 7-8 months now. I finally got an offer that ...
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Is three months too short of a time to switch companies? [duplicate]

I've worked at my new company for 3 months now and so far it's been a complete disaster. It's a software company and I was a developer there (first out of school). My biggest complaint being lack of ...
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How much time in between companies you are in will you be considered a “Job Hopper?”

I have a close friend who has asked me to be her reference (she's a call center agent). Problem is, she's already been to 3 companies, with a 2 month time in each. She says she just doesn't fit with ...
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Is it frowned upon to quit a second successive job after only a short amount of time in both positions? [duplicate]

In my career so far, I have had three jobs. My first position, I was a data analyst for a software house. My second position, I was a software developer for another software house, but I stayed for a ...
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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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Does hopping between failing startups look bad on a CV? [closed]

The [job-hopping] tag reveals that hopping between more than a couple of jobs really damages the first impressions of a resume (the most canonical questions being here and here). But what if those ...