According to the numbers released by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in January 2012, the median number of years employees stayed with their employer was 4.6.
That means, if we humans typically spend 40+ years working, and we switch jobs every four or five years, we’ll have 9 or 10 jobs by the time we retire.
That’s a mind-boggling number of jobs! We tend to switch early and often while we’re younger, which makes sense. Right after college, we’re getting our feet wet. Seeing what fits, and what doesn’t. Then we get smarter about looking only for jobs we connect to.
But with every job, there comes a time to move on. Here are 6 signs it might be your time. The dogs are helping illustrate each point.