Are We In The Golden Age of Job Hopping?

Traditionally, job hopping candidates were looked on negatively by hiring professionals and recruiters who considered an unstable or frequently changing work history to suggest that you were not going to stick it out in your new role either.

Now, however, the industry seems to be questioning whether those that have worked a few more jobs may have developed a more rounded and diverse skill-set.

Whether job hopping is a positive or negative factor is still a subject for debate. Here are some facts and figures that may shed some light on the current job hopping climate alongside some great job search tips!

The Key Job Hopping Stats

  • 9 in 10 millennials expect to stay in a job for less than 3 years.
  • 57% of 18-24 years old workers believe that changing jobs frequently helps your career.
  • 22% of 55+ years old workers believe that changing jobs frequently helps your career.
  • The greatest benefit of job hopping is believed to be a better salary package closely followed by new skills.

Tips for a Successful Job Search

  • Join a corporate talent network
  • Ask for feedback
  • Be positive
  • Don’t disqualify yourself
  • Network
  • Be discreet
  • Follow the jobs

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Source: DegreeQuery.com

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