The thing about getting online career advice in a blog, a short video, or a podcast is that you have no way to hold the author’s feet to the fire for bad or misguided advice.

Let’s be clear, the employment picture and job search rules can change at the speed of light. So good advice today, may not be as relevant or helpful in six months.

Bad advice today rarely – hell, never – becomes good advice later.

Like someone telling you it is OK to be a job hopper. Nonsense.

In five years, when you are sitting in front of an interview panel for your dream job, and they start asking you about your job-hopping, you are probably toast. Job hopping can be justified only in a very narrow set of circumstances.

In 27 years of global recruiting, that rule has been a constant.