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    So I'm currently a fresher and I'm in my 3rd job at the moment but was wondering how many jobs other people have had, after reading that most Britons will swap jobs every 5 years or so
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    2. Both terminated. Good luck to me finding another
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    2 meh
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    0 and 21 years old lol
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    0 because I beg my parents for money.
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    4 and I'm 16 - 3 waitressing, one closed down, two I quit to begin working at sainsburys as temp

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    I have had about 10 maybe more jobs in a variety of different industries. I'm 23.
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    I'm 21 on my second job.
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    I'm 37 and I've had 8 jobs.

    Shortest lasted 1 shift (I never went back), longest lasted 13 years.
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    I'm 37 and I've had 8 jobs.

    Shortest lasted 1 shift (I never went back), longest lasted 13 years.
    1 shift? Must have been a pretty terrible job.
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    1 shift? Must have been a pretty terrible job.
    McDonalds :ninjagirl:

    The actual job was fine - I quite enjoyed it (liked the work, liked the customer service etc). But the manager/training was dreadful (one of those people who didn't explain what they wanted to do, ignored questions and then shouted at you for doing what you thought he'd asked for) plus I didn't get any free nuggets :mad:.
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    23 and on my 2nd job right now.
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    19 (and a fresher as well) and I'm currently on my 3rd job
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    (Original post by fefssdf)
    ...after reading that most Britons will swap jobs every 5 years or so
    Depends on the industry and also private v public sector but most companies expect approx 10-15% of staff to change each year (i.e. a change in employer every 7-10 years). But in the marketing sector (my area) I'd say it was closer to 25% (4 years).

    One reason for changing employer is it can be a good way to get a significant pay rise. But conversely, changing too many times will make employers question your "loyalty".
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    (Original post by fefssdf)
    So I'm currently a fresher and I'm in my 3rd job at the moment but was wondering how many jobs other people have had, after reading that most Britons will swap jobs every 5 years or so
    Aged 25 and on my 7th job - worked since I was 13.
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    too many odd-jobs to count on one hand

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    what have you disabled everything for?? :O
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    on my 2nd and I'm 19 on my gap year
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    Five for me, although I don't think part time / placement type jobs really should count for this question. So I'll go with 3.

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    2. Both terminated. Good luck to me finding another
    Did you do the same thing twice?
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    22 years old and 10 so far and 11 by august.
    Made up of uni placement, paid and unpaid internships, temp work, voluntary work. I've worked in London, NYC and Toronto.

    I'd hugely recommend working for free for a short period of time and seeing it as a life long investment because you can accumulate wide range of experience very quickly and work abroad too.
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    (Original post by fefssdf)
    So I'm currently a fresher and I'm in my 3rd job at the moment but was wondering how many jobs other people have had, after reading that most Britons will swap jobs every 5 years or so
    2 working part-time

    4 if I include my startup attempt and my other side business thing.

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