What is Job Hopper?

Job-hopping was once frequently viewed as a sign of indecisiveness and lack of commitment on the part of an individual, but because of changes in the workplace, that has altered. Job-hopping has increased during the past ten years, particularly among millennials as they look to establish a career path.

Job Hopper

Benefits of job hopping

a) Career Advancement

b) Higher salary

c) Better environment

d) Diverse skill set

e) Adaptability

Disadvantages of job-hopping

a) Difficulty finding employment

b) Job dissatisfaction

c) Lost of benefits such as retirement benefits, employer-matching contributions, vesting time, etc.

How to make job hopping look good on you to a potential employer

Here are some suggestions for how to portray your job-hopping favorably.

a) Indicate your reasons for leaving your previous employment in your cover letter and paint a good picture of your departure, such as an effort to advance your career.

b) Organize your resume such that it showcases your distinctive qualifications, skill, accomplishment, and work history in your CV. Play up the advantages of previous work transitions, such as your capacity for swift adaptation, and how you will use them in the position you are currently to answer possible.

c) Be truthful: being honest about your work history shows that you are committed to furthering your career despite your background.

Abhishek Kathpal

Abhi is the co-founder of Longlist.io, enabling 50+ recruitment businesses build better client and candidate relationships.