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Discussion on: The Three Month Rule of a New Job

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charles1303

Spot on. You seem to have covered it all regarding changing jobs. For me personally, in my experience, I always keep an open mind to learn about the business problems to team dynamics, technologies used and code base health.

However, it is also vital to keep an eye on balancing between being exceptionally good at the job in a short period and challenging yourself to learning new things and apply it while on the job.

I think the 3 months rule is fair but for more experienced software engineers it might be shorter simply on the basis of expectations of employers/team members and experience he/she has garnered so far.