How long should you stay at a job?
Ever wondered how long you should stay at a job? This fantastic read will tell you all the answers. These diverse insights from 17 professionals across various industries, including CEOs, HR directors, and career coaches is not to be missed!
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"I’m a Gen Xer, but for most of my career, I moved jobs every 18 months. I call it a “portfolio career,” working a variety of roles and industries.
My father’s generation thought this was crazy—he had stayed in his Defense Department job for 30 years—but they also moved him to a new challenge every two years. Most companies now make you do the work of managing your career advancement.
I found that jumping around the corporate world was the best way to keep learning and growing, the fastest way to get promoted, and the only way to get a salary bump. So I jumped to get bumped. What kept me happy was an empowering boss, a collaborative team, and challenging projects.
Millennials average 2.75 years in a job. As a sustainability career coach and ESG recruiter, I like to see at least three years on the resume. This is because it can take a year to get settled, a year to build your internal reputation and influence, and a year to create a measurable impact."
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