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Setting the Record Straight on Switching Jobs

Staying at a job for at least a year or two

  • This conventional wisdom is not always realistic. You may need to relocate because of your spouse's job, for example.
  • Staying for only a short term no longer hurt a resume. 32% of employers expect job-jumping. Millennials are especially prone to brief stays at jobs. 70% quit their jobs within two years.
  • Gaps in job history are no longer seen as problematic either, but you have to show that your time off wasn't a waste of time.
  • However, you should avoid jumping around if you can because of the emotional drain of finding a new place, new friends, and reproving yourself.

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