Picture this: You’re three months into a new job and it’s not quite what you expected. You want to jump ship but you’re concerned about looking like a job hopper on your resume. Should you stick it out at least nine more months so you’re there at least a year?

Gregory Giangrande, chief HR officer for Time, Inc. doesn’t think so. In today’s New York Post, he writes:

“How much time it takes to truly know whether you’ve made a mistake will vary widely, depending on the circumstances. Whether it’s three months, six months or more, whenever you’re certain that the situation is not what you want, and there is little chance it will change, then you should start looking for a new job — otherwise, you risk feeling stuck, getting bitter and yelling at your co-workers.” Read more