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    Conventional wisdom says if u switch job too often (once under 2 years) employers are afraid to hire you.

    but i look around me and my social circle all the guys who switch company gets paid the most.
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    (Original post by HucktheForde)
    Conventional wisdom says if u switch job too often (once under 2 years) employers are afraid to hire you.

    but i look around me and my social circle all the guys who switch company gets paid the most.
    It doesn't really show that you're committed to your job. The hiring process takes time and money, if they knew you're gone in a few weeks or months, they won't bother hiring you.
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    This is utter Bull I've had 5 jobs in 2 years (all promotions with different organisations) and about to go for an interview on Monday for a assistant Service Manager job.
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    I think it depends on your line of work and which stage you are. I know most about healthcare - I changed jobs when I worked as a HCA every 6 months or so to work for companies that paid more. But I know senior Dr colleagues who have to explain why they've moved from a job they've been in for one year and they a penalised for it.
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    I switched employers and even industries a few times and nobody ever mentioned anything about it in an interview.
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    (Original post by HucktheForde)
    Conventional wisdom says if u switch job too often (once under 2 years) employers are afraid to hire you.

    but i look around me and my social circle all the guys who switch company gets paid the most.
    Depends on the job, software developers seem to religiously move companies every 4 years
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    (Original post by greenjellybean)
    I think it depends on your line of work and which stage you are. I know most about healthcare - I changed jobs when I worked as a HCA every 6 months or so to work for companies that paid more. But I know senior Dr colleagues who have to explain why they've moved from a job they've been in for one year and they a penalised for it.
    I've always worked as admin in the nhs and yes some people may not even interview you but if you do get an interview they don't even question it. If it's job hopping for promotions it's completely different to moving around at the same level.
 
 
 
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