Poll: Is It Better To Be A Job Hopper Or A Long-Timer?

Poll: Is It Better To Be A Job Hopper Or A Long-Timer?
Are you a job hopper or a long-timer? There are many pros to long-term employment. One might argue that there can be a lot of benefits once you’ve reached seniority-level at a company. There’s a sense of stability, it looks good on your resume, and you’re established enough to know how everything in the company works. However, while some people are more comfortable staying at a company for longer periods of time, others have found benefits in job hopping. Job hopping can allow one to acquire more targeted skills, gaining a variety of experience, and consequently, adding variety to your resume. There’s also opportunity for better pay. In your experience, is it better to job hop or stay at one company for a long time? Please take our poll and tell us what you think in the comment section! [poll id="128"] Photo Credit: Shutterstock
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Look, I'm just going to say it. Not everybody should work for themselves. Right now, there's this huge craze about working independently, being self-employed, being your own boss. So much of this came out of the pandemic because people realized they wanted to have control over their careers and not be at the mercy of their employers' needs. But if you're looking to take control of your career, becoming self-employed is not always the best solution.

Still, there are many benefits to being self-employed. Let's take a look at those benefits before I dive into how you can take control of your career without having to quit your job and take on self-employment.

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