job-hop

job-hop

(jŏb′hŏp′)
intr.v. job-hopped, job-hop·ping, job-hops Informal
To change jobs frequently, especially as a means of quick financial gain or career advancement.

job′-hop′per n.

job-hop

vb (intr)
to change jobs, esp frequently

job′-hop`



v.i. -hopped, -hop•ping.
to change jobs frequently.
[1950–55]
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Millennial employees are no more likely to job-hop than Generation X workers did when they were young adults, statistics show.
Robins is reluctant to job-hop after a good but short spell at the Sky Blues, while Town would have to pay struggling Latics compensation for Jones.
If they job-hop from one job to the next hoping to figure out their true calling, they have done themselves a disservice because they have not developed what the author refers to as "career capital.
As a result, a majority of star analysts who left their original jobs continued to job-hop.
This young workforce will job-hop when they see no other choice.
To stay ahead of their competitors, Japanese high-tech manufacturers need to protect their cutting-edge technologies-something that can be better achieved in Japan, where companies have a more loyal work force, contrary to China, where workers frequently job-hop for better pay.
People now expect to job-hop through their careers, so a different kind of benefit - one which is adapted to the needs of each employee - is emerging.
A new brand of mercenary candidates are cashing in on low unemployment and an abundance of vacancies to job-hop across the UK, according to recruitment firm HMI Accountability.
They're not all moving to California to job-hop between computer companies, so what's keeping engineers happy?
People now expect to job-hop through their careers and so a different kind of benefit - one which is adapted to the needs of each employee - should come into play.
Graduates will still job-hop but our aim is to keep them in Scotland and safeguard the pool of talent required.
Although switching jobs can accelerate career advancement, professionals who repeatedly job-hop should be aware that history of such behavior can affect their marketability to potential employers.