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The Real Consequences Of Job Hopping

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    Career Contessa — an interview series of women and their inspiring career stories — goes beyond the résumé by highlighting actionable tips for success that you can really use.
    By Elana Lyn Gross


    The concept of job hopping — staying at a company for just one to two years before switching to the next — is a much-discussed topic. One that people have a lot of opinions about.

    Many people believe that being labeled a job hopper is a red flag to future employers, and I’ve even heard that a pattern of job hopping can ruin your career. But on the other end, I've also heard that switching jobs actually has its own benefits.

    Honestly, there’s truth in both arguments. To help you decide whether or not job hopping is right for you, let’s analyze the pros and cons.


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