Q. I’ve held three full-time positions in the last three years. How can I explain this experience on my résumé without coming across as a job-hopper? A. Job-hopping — holding a succession of jobs in a relatively short time frame — isn’t that unusual, given the employment challenges brought on by the Great Recession. And the practice is becoming the norm in the tech industry, where software professionals often change jobs every two to three years. Still, a history of job changes can cause a potential employer to question your loyalty and staying power.
To avoid being perceived as a job-hopper, you need to present your job history in a new way. Your initial step, according to various career experts, is to craft your résumé to direct attention to your career story rather than your job history.
Next Tuesday’s the day for all things frightful, but your job search shouldn’t be one of them! Check out the following infographic from job board software-as-a-service (SaaS) company Careerleaf.com and transform yourself into a better IT job seeker this Halloween: Read More »