How to know when it’s the right time to change career

How to know when it’s the right time to change career

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There is no rule for when you should or shouldn't move jobs.

It appears we’re more fickle about our jobs compared with previous generations: most of us will change jobs at least nine times during our career, which is twice as many as our grandparents. But is there such thing as changing jobs too quickly? And how do you know when it’s the right time to move on?

Is it too soon?

There is no rule for when you should or shouldn’t move jobs. But there are certain factors to consider before making that leap. For example, what’s the expected length of service in your industry before changing jobs? This can differ between sectors, job types and even certain levels of seniority. For example, in sales or telesales people tend to move around quite frequently whereas in industries such as construction, it’s likely you’ll be expected to have a good understanding of the sector and that takes time.

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