Pro: Ability to be flexible
Even if you’ve stayed within the same industry, job hopping usually requires the ability to learn new skills and adapt to work environments quickly. This can be a positive for positions that demand flexibility.
“Short of 15 years with the same company, the benefits of job moving are in the eye of the beholder,” Coleman said. “If it is a smaller, younger, more progressive company, then they will appreciate that someone is flexible, well rounded and up for a challenge. A more reserved, more established company will think they are job hoppers.