This is a question everyone will ask themselves throughout their career. What is the answer? Well…there really isn’t one clear solution to this problem. It relies on many variables, most notably, how much are you learning and what are the prospects for progression or what the job is doing for you future career.
In the staffing industry we have a rule of thumb with four key numbers; 8,18,48 & 72.
Under 8 months – This can and will raise some question marks in a permanent position. If you are to leave a role in under 8 months you will want to have some objective and verifiable reason as to why you chose to make the move and back it up with rationale.