Coming out of UG, I accepted my first job b/c I thought I had to based on status of other interviews. I ended up quitting after 8 weeks in favor of an opportunity I perceived to be better, but took longer to get. 7 months into the new gig, I am NOT happy. Considering this is technically my second job out of school, how long should I stick around before trying to leave without looking like a total scumbag opportunist?

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I mean that job for 8 weeks shouldn’t be on your resume, for many reasons so that’s a moot point. Try to stick it out in your current job for a year and then look elsewhere. A year and a half if you can stand it

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If people pushed for you, I would definitely stick it out for a year. Ultimately it’s your first real job out of college and it’s ok to not like it. Some people may not react well to you leaving, but hopefully most will understand because of that

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Would recommend trying to stay for at least a year but, in the meantime, keep your options open and continue learning on the side. There are so many free/affordable courses you can take online to make yourself more marketable and limit that feeling of being “stuck”

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The interview process, depending on what industry, can take time. Taking virtual interviews now can help sharpen your skills for the role of your dreams. I would also use this time to refine what you’re looking for and be self-critical. With both jobs - what did you learn about your capabilities? How do you manage stress? Do you like big or small teams? What kind of work bores you? Do you want a manager who is laissez faire or something else? What did you dislike or enjoy about either role? It’s hard to pinpoint sometimes when it’s early In your career and there are slim pickings.

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