What's wrong with job hopping?

AFAIK employers don't like job hoppers, but here's the thing if people are leaving jobs, it means there's something wrong with the job (or does it). Maybe it was:
– Wasn't as good as it sounded on paper
– Uninspiring
– Poor pay (somebody else paid better)
– Not fulfilling
It could be anything.

AFAIK employers don't like job hoppers, but here's the thing if people are leaving jobs, it means there's something wrong with the job (or does it). Maybe it was:
– Wasn't as good as it sounded on paper
– Uninspiring
– Poor pay (somebody else paid better)
– Not fulfilling
It could be anything. It's also my understanding that the previous generation would sit in a job for 30 years. My question to that is why? Personally I couldn't imagine working for the same company that long, I get bored of them long before then.
There's also the angle of it's possible you couldn't commit, but that's not always the reason someone leaves a job.

Also, with the training thing, maybe training would create a more loyal employee. Wouldn't it be better to train rather than hire someone who will just get it wrong and use

There's also the angle of it's possible you couldn't commit, but that's not always the reason someone leaves a job.

Also, with the training thing, maybe training would create a more loyal employee. Wouldn't it be better to train rather than hire someone who will just get it wrong and use time/possibly need firing? You already have people who know the ropes, they could show the new guy round. That creates a bigger pool of suitable potential hires

Other answer:

Guy Incognito:
Because hiring people is a hassle for an employer. Plus if you quit a bunch of jobs after a short time, it usually means you don't like to work.
Rinkydink:
Along with your job hopping reasons it could be you were not performing
well and got fired. A new employer won't know until he speaks with your previous employers. Either way, job hopping is more negative than positive.
Verulam 2:
Being somebody who goes job to job suggests a lack of commitment, at best! Unless you work for an Agency, I suggest it's better to build up a good record. Longevity has it's benefits – literally ….. Pension rights!!
Barry A:
It is expensive to train someone.
I do not hire job hoppers – I also do not expect them to stay with my company for 30 years. But work for me less than two years, and I provide no recommendation/reference other than dates employed.
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