Changing jobs every few years is completely normal, but job hopping the second you’ve grown bored of your job is not okay. Employers will start to believe that you’re not talking your career seriously.
There are ways to maximize your career growth while making a positive impact on the company you’re working for, regardless of how long you stick around.
Learn New Tricks
Learn something that you didn’t know before to ensure your time with a company was well spend. Whatever it is you do, make moves to constantly learn and grow. Avoid becoming stagnant by seeking development opportunities.
Create and Accomplish New Challenges
Always demonstrate and test your abilities as often as you can to show that you’re a productive go-getter. Seek challenges that require you to set goals that lead to progress. Switch jobs to further your career and not out of boredom.
Get to know the people you’re working with via social media platforms like LinkedIn, Twitter and Google+. Your colleagues can be great tools for referrals and references somewhere down the road. Teaming up with them can also help you find more opportunities both inside and outside of your company.
Value your experiences at every company you work for and make sure you’ve maximized your career growth before hopping to the next job. Make sure that each position challenges your and enables growth.