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US – Most graduates have changed careers once by the age of 24

Most of today’s graduates have already changed careers at least once by the age of 24, Capture d’écran 2014-07-01 à 08.18.48new research has found. So if you’ve started your career and are already thinking about quitting, you’re in good company. This is also good news the Class of 2014, who may be worried about making a ‘mistake’ when choosing their first job. A ‘false start’ is not only normal – but it may actually be a good thing in the long-term.

New research showed only half work in the same field that they graduated in but a staggering 19 out of 20 have changed jobs at least once within three years of graduating. A tenth have even had three different jobs and a third spent on average only three to six months in each job.

Chosen excerpts by Job Market Monitor. Read the whole story at Looking for the exit already? Most graduates have changed careers once by the age of 24 | Graduate Fog.

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