18 Aug 2020 20:59 IST

Setting the record straight on switching jobs

In a candidate-driven job market, how long does one stay in a job before moving on

There has been a significant change in the job market and the power dynamics between employers and candidates. In today’s labour market, recruiters believe the agency has shifted from employers to candidates, and the job-seekers are in the driving seat. Although, the health of the economy and the nature of the industry is said to deeply influence these dynamics. The truth lies somewhere in the middle of “Stay in a job for atleast two to three years” and “You should always be looking for your next job.”

Over the course of your career, you’re likely to switch jobs multiple times. It has been the case since 1960s, and it is not exclusive to millenials. But how does one identify the right time to make a move and what are the different factors that must ideally influence this decision? Read more in the Harvard Business Review article.