Job Jumper

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Job Jumper

A person who changes jobs repeatedly in a relatively brief period of time. Companies frequently shy away from hiring job jumpers because job jumping may indicate that the applicant has an inability to commit to a single career, has difficulties with co-workers, or has some other impediment to being a good employee. A job jumper is also called a job hopper.
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CFOs say six job changes in 10 years reflects a job hopper while workers consider five to be the limit.
I'm concerned that by taking his advice, I'll look like a job hopper. Your thinking?
Research by recruiters Robert Half UK shows on average five job changes in 10 years - or moving more than once every two years - is the number that triggers the majority of bosses to dismiss a potential candidate as they view them as a job hopper.
It may be as simple as not wanting to look like a "job hopper." It may be that the jobs deleted from a resume are those where the former employer has bad things to say about the candidate.
If leave I'm concerned I will be seen as e job hopper, and speaking with HR could only lead to reprisals down the line.
As an aspiring actress author Ayun Halliday wished to keep her business commitments and work life flexible: her Job Hopper: The Checkered Career Of A Down-market Dilettante provides both a funny and thought-provoking review of these many jobs which avoided regular paychecks, hard work, and a dress code.
I worry my skills will get rusty and it may look like I am a job hopper. AIF you want to go back to your old career, maintain strong contacts so you'll hear first about any jobs.
The first review of a resume is to determine credentials, educational level, and whether you're a job hopper. Having a logical sequence of jobs and education is important.
An admittedly lackluster student and job hopper, she invested a borrowed $1000 at age 23 to start a tiny real estate company in New York.
* My resume might make it look like I'm a job hopper, but I want you to know that I never left any of those jobs voluntarily.
Being perceived as a "job hopper" raises concerns about how long you will remain with a company before deciding to change employers yet again.
What if you've been a job hopper? You may have to create several resumes, each one emphasizing different relevant work experience and skills pertaining to the job for which you are applying.