Do You Really Have to Stay at a Job for One Year?

My last job required me to sign a two-year commitment. And while a professional obligation for that length of time might scare some people, I was actually thrilled.

Because at that point in my career, despite the classic adage that you should spend at least one year in a position, I had yet to spend 12 months at the same company.

My reasons varied, and to be honest, some were better than others. So take it from someone who has been there and left a few jobs—there are times when you can justify a short stint (to yourself and future employers) and times when you really should stick it out if you can. Unsure which category your situation falls into? Read on to find out.

See the rest of my latest Daily Muse post here.