Leaving a Stopgap Job

You don’t need to stay a year for your résumé’s sake. There’s nothing magical about the one-year mark.

If your concern is that you don’t want to look like a job hopper, a single short-term stay isn’t going to be a problem. Job hopping is about a pattern where you repeatedly leave jobs after only a short time; it’s not about one short tenure. Also, when it is a concern, staying for a year won’t counteract it anyway.

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‘How Soon Is Too Soon to Leave a Stopgap Job?’

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