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How long do you prefer to stay at a given job?

Survey period: 8 Aug 2016 to 15 Aug 2016

Some like to commit to an organisation for life, some like to mix and match as often as they can. How committed are we as developers?

OptionVotes% 
I prefer to stick to the one job for life32520.19
I prefer to stay at a job for at least 10 years20712.86
I prefer to stay at a job for at least 5 years29718.45
I prefer to stay at a job for at least 2 - 5 years55434.41
I prefer to stay at a job for 1 or 2 years max1418.76
No more than 12 months per job201.24
No more than 6 months per job130.81
3 months max and I need a change110.68
I don't work.503.11



 
GeneralI don't work Pin
Ron Anders8-Aug-16 4:47
Ron Anders8-Aug-16 4:47 
GeneralStill learning after 9 years Pin
R. Erasmus8-Aug-16 3:47
R. Erasmus8-Aug-16 3:47 
General16+ years... and then the outsourcing started Pin
J Tackkett8-Aug-16 3:30
professionalJ Tackkett8-Aug-16 3:30 
General10+ Years... as thing have worked out Pin
Tim Carmichael8-Aug-16 3:00
Tim Carmichael8-Aug-16 3:00 
General2 to 5 years it is... Pin
Rajeev Jayaram8-Aug-16 2:28
Rajeev Jayaram8-Aug-16 2:28 
General19 years and counting.. Pin
John M. Drescher8-Aug-16 2:15
John M. Drescher8-Aug-16 2:15 
GeneralAs long as there is something to learn Pin
Gaston Verelst8-Aug-16 1:44
Gaston Verelst8-Aug-16 1:44 
GeneralNone Pin
Bassam Abdul-Baki8-Aug-16 0:57
professionalBassam Abdul-Baki8-Aug-16 0:57 
I usually prefer to stay at my company until my 401k is vested by the company 100% and until the project that I'm working on ends (3-5 years usually). Having said that, I past that milestone a while back and have been with this company for just over 7 years (longest ever).

GeneralPreference vs. Reality Pin
W Balboos, GHB8-Aug-16 0:31
W Balboos, GHB8-Aug-16 0:31 
GeneralNot a great poll Pin
RugbyLeague8-Aug-16 0:21
RugbyLeague8-Aug-16 0:21 
GeneralIt makes no sense... Pin
Kornfeld Eliyahu Peter7-Aug-16 23:50
professionalKornfeld Eliyahu Peter7-Aug-16 23:50 
GeneralRe: It makes no sense... Pin
Mladen Janković13-Aug-16 3:30
Mladen Janković13-Aug-16 3:30 
GeneralThat really depends... Pin
Sander Rossel7-Aug-16 22:52
professionalSander Rossel7-Aug-16 22:52 
GeneralConsulting :-) Pin
M.Vo.7-Aug-16 22:01
M.Vo.7-Aug-16 22:01 
GeneralRe: Consulting :-) Pin
Rob Philpott7-Aug-16 23:39
Rob Philpott7-Aug-16 23:39 
GeneralRe: Consulting :-) Pin
Jahmal239-Aug-16 6:21
Jahmal239-Aug-16 6:21 
GeneralRe: Consulting :-) Pin
Member 117337739-Aug-16 14:38
Member 117337739-Aug-16 14:38 
Generali cannot vote, no option i can choose from Pin
Beginner Luck7-Aug-16 21:13
professionalBeginner Luck7-Aug-16 21:13 
GeneralRe: i cannot vote, no option i can choose from Pin
Member 123456788-Aug-16 3:09
Member 123456788-Aug-16 3:09 
GeneralOpt missing : As long as I feel its good for me Pin
koolprasad20037-Aug-16 20:02
professionalkoolprasad20037-Aug-16 20:02 
GeneralRe: Opt missing : As long as I feel its good for me Pin
Ravi Bhavnani8-Aug-16 5:40
professionalRavi Bhavnani8-Aug-16 5:40 
GeneralRe: Opt missing : As long as I feel its good for me Pin
Nelek8-Aug-16 22:39
protectorNelek8-Aug-16 22:39 

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