American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- v. Informal To change jobs frequently.
- v. to have numerous jobs in a short period of time
“Employees who stick with a single company rather than job-hop tend for the most part to be better compensated financially and to be more productive and creative, other research has found.”
“It was so much fun to look and change and jump; to job-hop at will.”
“In Australia executives earn less and job-hop less often.”
“Of nearly 800 respondents, 81 percent said, "Yes," they would job-hop in 2010.”
“In a recent online survey by Express Employment Professionals, readers were asked if they would job-hop for a better job opportunity in the coming year.”
“Oh and how about the middle class men who job-hop, dropping out of work to avoid paying child support?”
“She points out that many high performers in Generation Y roughly speaking, people born between 1975 and 1995 job-hop in order to strengthen their resumes.”
“While black professionals are the most likely to job-hop after 3.47 years, whites and coloureds are more likely to stay around, particularly in top management positions where the average length of employment is seven years (compared to black Africans 3,15 and Indians 5,46).”
“In the past fiften or so years, the exec says, the new breed of youngsters came in with a different focus: make the quickest possible buck riding on the company's brand for an improved CV, and then job-hop to the next target, repeating the play.”
“Sure, they love to spend and to job-hop so much that it seems like part of their DNA.”
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