It goes without saying that the individual should get into career options which interest himher. This not only keeps one’s interest in hisher profile intact, but also helps to be more stable. SV Nathan, senior director and chief talent officer for the Deloitte US Firms in India, echoes this viewpoint, “It is best to stick to an organisation and grow within it. Three things are important in any person’s career creating value for the organisation, and self, and feeling valued. Value creation happens over longer stints and in the early part of the career, it is not easily recognised.With time, one acquires stature and gravitas. The only time one must look outside is when one feels a loss of being valued by an organisation.And, it can happen when the individual experiences a lack of growth. This is when they should make a change.However, this should always be once the person has given time for value osmosis to occur.“
WHILE JOB HOPPING WAS CONSIDERED A FAD TILL RECENTLY, PROFESSIONALS ARE NOW REALISING THE BENEFITS OF BEING STABLE IN AN ORGANISATION AND CHOOSING TO STAY WHERE THEY ARE
With evolving minds and an urge to grow, millennials are more susceptible to frequent job changes. Nonetheless, it is important to consider the possibilities of one’s current position. Anil Sachdev, founder & CEO of The School of Inspired Leadership, insists that these are two critical factors to ensure long-term success. “In case, one is not learning anything new and is doing the same thing over and over again, it could be a good reason to reconsider the place that they are in. However, moving jobs for monetary increments or role changes is certainly slated only for shortterm success. For success in the long term, it is important see an organisation through the growth cycle and contribute to its long-term vision,“ he asserts.
With frequent job-hopping becoming a fad amongst most professionals in the last decade, it seems that people are coming back to the old, tested and tried methods of professionalism, and are only considering a job change in case their present workplace is not providing them any growth in terms of exposure, vertical growth, work-life balance and financial benefits.