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Thread Started by #akash.umang

i have 5 year of experience as follows:one year in startup, then 3 year in MNC A ,after that i joined another MNC but left it in just 7 month and joined back MNC A. Now i have a good offer with salary hike 50%. But i will look like job hopper so i decided to continue with current job. is it foolish or right to continue with same job?
2nd January 2016 From India, Goa
You have not stated how long you have been with MNC-A after returning
Startup - no one would expect you to work there more than a year unless it was well funded and therefore paying fabulous salaries.
Second place your were there for 3 years.
Third place - 7 months. It's possible that a particular place does not suite you. Exceptions are not a rule and HR understands that.
So changing to a third company for a 50% hike is pretty correct and accepted. But you must go only if you are sure it's a longer term move. Another 3-6 month stint will be bad on your cv.
However, also realise that your current company is unlikely to take you back a third time if you didn't like the new one you are going to ......
Lastly, in today's scenario, refusing a 50% hike is kinda stupid
2nd January 2016 From India, Mumbai
I do not suggest what is right decision for you because you are the best judge being in the thick of the circumstances and there are also gaps in the information furnished by you. For example it is not known as to why you made a 360 degree jump when you returned to MNC A.It appears that hikes and packages might be the predominant criterion for changing jobs.Then when you left MNC A and join another MNC, you might encounter other issues which might be culture issues or bad boss or any other reason that you might not find helping your cause/goal and then came back to MNC A.In this context I consider the inputs offered by Mr.V.Raghunathan and Nathrao as helpful for your analysis,though without discounting the financial aspects of one's career.You need to sit and reflect, in the light of your experiences hitherto,up on what you are looking for, while accepting an offer apart from package and if so, are you sure of getting it or it is only the package that matters.Probably you might come across questions on your job hopping.Job hopping itself is not bad but you need to come out with convincing replies and should not come across to the prospective employer that you are sitting on the fence more than at your desk.

B.Saikumar


2nd January 2016 From India, Mumbai
Lets make question more clear...
worked with startup for a year .Then moved to MNC A and worked around 2.5 years. Then went to MNCB and after 8 month due to job profile change i moved back to MNC A but with no hike. so it is just 6 month with my current job and i am not too much happy with it. Now i got offer from qualcomm with 50% hike, although i declined but they are still persuading me.. i am also not sure i will be happy there .... i am in complete confusion and once i read somewhere that You shouldnot change your job if u have even 1% doubt??
2nd January 2016 From India, Goa
Mr. Akash Umang,
Your query is quite irrelevant!
Even after knowing the names and the reputation of the companies, when you are not sure whether you will be happy there or not, how you have expected from the members of the forum to judge merely ABCD whether you would be happy or not there without knowing the names and fame of the companies and and your job profile, how anyone can advice you whether your decision is foolish or right to continue with same job?
Can you please clarify on this point. So, if you are unable to share with the basic necessary information about your job and the companies, better stick to your own decision, whether foolish or right, as based on your own wisdom.
2nd January 2016 From India, Delhi
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