The Pros And Cons Of Job Hopping

Posted on May 4 2015 - 7:02am by Alexandra Ashton

Once upon a time all employees wanted to find a job for life that will fulfil all their wishes. But once upon a time jobs for life were much easier to find. Finding a job at all is amazing itself but finding a job you will be happy with for the rest of your life is a miracle. This is why we all feel like we need to be happy with the job we manage to find even though it doesn’t fulfil us. But what if you get a chance to find another job that will be a better match for you? Would you stay on that job or tried your luck at the other one?

Did you know that there is a large number of employees that thinks this is not even questionable? 26% of Millennials believe that workers should only be expected to stay in a job for 1 year or less before looking for a new position, and 13% think that they should stay in a job for at least 5 years. Have you ever considered job-hopping? This is not a bad idea if you take all factors into account.

You must consider all the advantages and drawbacks of job-hopping before you make any decision even though you may already think you are ready to start looking for a new job or for remaining in the current job for life. To make that decision easier you should check out this great infographic. One great benefit of job-hopping is gaining valuable experience. By moving from one job to another you will gain different skillset that will look amazing on your resume. Be sure to keep record of your successful projects, including people who can serve as references. Find out more benefits but also drawbacks of job-hopping in this helpful infographic.


About the Author

Alexandra Ashton, Communications at Neomam Studios , the UK based Infographic Agency. Alexandra is a content and design enthusiast with a keen eye for detail.