How Often Do You Change Jobs?

New / Eng EjDf82
Jan 14, 2018 13 Comments

My first job I stayed for 4 years and just started a new role but I’m thinking about going for this Amazon job. But since I just started I’m thinking I should stay for a little while. How often do you all switch jobs?


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TOP 13 Comments
  • New / Eng

    New Eng

    On average every 2 years, I’ve been working for ~10 years. I left one company twice.
    Jan 14, 2018 1
    • Revinate / Data JPQ
      Left one company twice? Was there another company or two in between? Curious about your responsibilities in the first stint versus the second.
      Jan 14, 2018
  • Microsoft / Eng h4r1
    MSFT is my fourth company in the last two years. I'm hoping I'll not change companies, for at least another two.
    Jan 14, 2018 0
  • Expedia Dara__
    6 times in 11 years and happy with it
    Jan 14, 2018 0
  • Amazon / Product

    Amazon Product

    I’ve switched jobs every 2 years, 5 jobs in 10 years. No ones questioned it. This is the new age, friend. You find what you want and you go for it.
    Jan 14, 2018 0
  • Deloitte secguy
    Whenever there's a reason to. As we need a job, the company needs resources and if you have the right skill set no one cares. I changed 4 jobs in 10 years and no one has questioned me yet. May be I'm lucky :)
    Jan 14, 2018 0
  • Cisco / Product Rich guy
    In the same company, you either grow or rest & vest.. otherwise change jobs because you're on thin ice anyways
    Jan 14, 2018 0
  • New / Eng EjDf82
    How do you like Deloitte? I interviewed there and was really close to taking that job but went to CGI instead because they paid slightly more
    Jan 14, 2018 1
    • Deloitte secguy
      It's a real good organization, huge and stable. The experience depends on your team as it is with any big company. Not sure what was the pay difference but if it was not that much, then you should've chosen a brand name over CGI as the exit options will fetch you more money. Nonetheless, I hope you're happy at CGI
      Jan 14, 2018
  • Revinate / Data JPQ
    Whenever you feel you've improved a significant amount, get your skills appraised in the market; and take the rewards​ while sharing your skills with another company.
    Jan 14, 2018 0
  • Honda / Other Peace9898
    6 jobs in 8 years. Lookin for 7th
    Feb 3, 2018 0
  • Apple hysteria
    You should change job based on reasons rather than based on years. If you are growing in your current company, learning and have great colleagues then stay there. If you are highly underpaid, bad work environment, low growth opportunities or come across amazing opportunity, then think about changing.
    Jan 15, 2018 0
  • Google / Eng Daless
    6 years in the previous job and now at Google for a little more than 2 years.
    Jan 14, 2018 0


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