job-hopping
noun Date: circa 1952 the practice of moving from job to job • job-hopper noun

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • job-hopping — ˈjob ˌhopping noun [uncountable] HUMAN RESOURCES when someone changes their job very often: • Executive job hopping is very common in the US, but rare in Japan. job hopper noun [countable] …   Financial and business terms

  • Job-Hopping — Job|hop|ping, Job Hop|ping […hɔpɪŋ ], das; s [engl. job hopping, aus: job ↑ (Job) u. hopping = das Hüpfen] (Jargon): häufiger Stellenwechsel [mit dem Ziel des Karrieremachens] …   Universal-Lexikon

  • job hopping — UK US noun [U] HR ► the practice of changing your job very often: »Many graduates view job hopping as a quick way to develop their career at the start …   Financial and business terms

  • job-hopping — ˈ ̷ ̷ ˌ ̷ ̷  ̷ ̷ noun ( s) : the practice of moving (as for immediate financial gain) from job to job • job hopper ˈ ̷ ̷ ˌ ̷ ̷  ̷ ̷ noun * * * jobˈ hopping noun Changing job frequently • • • Main Entry: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • job-hopping — job hop·ping (jŏbʹhŏp ĭng) n. Informal The practice of changing jobs frequently, especially as a means of quick financial gain or career advancement. * * * …   Universalium

  • Job-Hopping — D✓Jọb|hop|ping, Jọb Hop|ping , das; s <englisch> (umgangssprachlich für häufiger Stellenwechsel) …   Die deutsche Rechtschreibung

  • job hopper — job hopping ˈjob ˌhopping noun [uncountable] HUMAN RESOURCES when someone changes their job very often: • Executive job hopping is very common in the US, but rare in Japan. job hopper noun [countable] * * * job hopper UK US noun [C] HR …   Financial and business terms

  • job-hop — job hopper, n. /job hop /, v.i., job hopped, job hopping. to change jobs frequently. [1950 55] * * * job hop «JOB HOP», intransitive verb, hopped, hop|ping. Informal. to go from job to job; change jobs frequently. –job´hop´per, noun …   Useful english dictionary

  • job-hop — job hopper, n. /job hop /, v.i., job hopped, job hopping. to change jobs frequently. [1950 55] * * * …   Universalium

  • Hopping — Họp|ping 〈n.; od. s; unz.; meist in Zus.; umg.〉 rascher, häufiger Wechsel (ÄrzteHopping, DiscoHopping, InselHopping, JobHopping, (Kranken )KassenHopping) ● ein Hopping zwischen Kunst und Unterhaltung [engl., zu hop „hüpfen“] …   Universal-Lexikon

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