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View Poll Results: Do employers consider job hopping in hiring decisions?
Definitely. 23 32.86%
Somewhat. 25 35.71%
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42 jobs in 84 years 8 11.43%
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Old 04-27-2018, 11:09 PM
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Don't you even think about sending me your resume. I'll turn it into an origami boulder and return it to you.
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This. I put zero details for my teaching job on my resume other than "Mathematics Teacher" and the name of the school and the dates that I worked there. For actuarial purposes one math teaching job is the same as any other.

If I ever wanted to return to teaching then I would actually mention which grades / classes I taught and stuff I did to try to stand out, the fact that I was the assistant yearbook sponsor, stuff like that. For an actuarial job no one cares about those details. But working as a teacher for the first year after I graduated from college looks better than a gap in employment.

It only takes one line on my resume.
I left my teaching off my actuarial resume entirely at some point. But it was part-time during college, so there's no gap.

When I recently applied for a part-time teaching gig, though, the part-time teaching while I was in school got a couple of lines, and all of my actuarial career became one line per employer, with maybe a comment somewhere that I have managed people and have to communicate with others outside my department. Because that's pretty much all that's relevant about my actuarial work for the teaching I was applying to do.
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