Re: Short duration on jobs (friend or foe?)

Subject: Re: Short duration on jobs (friend or foe?)
From: "Huber, Mike" <mrhuber -at- SOFTWARE -dot- ROCKWELL -dot- COM>
Date: Thu, 3 Dec 1998 13:01:55 -0500

> I remember this coming up before and someone saying that they count it
> as a negative if a person were to be in the same job for more than two
> or three years.
>
> I think that's a little short-sighted. If you get into a company
> that's kicking butt, compensating you well, and allowing you to
> broaden your skills and take on more responisibility, you'd be kind of
> silly to leave (all other things being equal).

I just got a 10 year pin last month.
In those 10 years, I've changed careers (I was a programmer when I started)
and gone through a corporate takeover, moved from no coherent document
strategy at all through big honkin' volumes done in a couple of different
ways over to minimal paper/massive online, gotten into usability testing,
marketing writing, web design, ...
And that's not even getting into the technological changes or the variety of
products.

I've been here 10 years. I've done pretty much the same thing for 8. I don't
think I've had the same job more than six months.

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