Juliana Feliciano Reyes, philly.com May 10, 2018
And it reflects a now widely acceptable belief among young professionals that work shouldn’t kill you, that it must be meaningful and fulfilling.
Tessa Dill, a recruiter with Uber, says taking time between jobs is so common in the tech world, especially for those working at Silicon Valley companies who often quit once their stock vests, that from a hiring perspective, a resumé gap is no big deal. Jeanne Meister, a partner at HR advisory firm Future Workplace, says she’s noticed less of a stigma around being between jobs — as long as you can explain the gap. It’s often a marker of ambition, Meister said.
That ambition — and the impatience to see results — is a quality of the millennial workforce, according to Northeastern University professor Alicia Modestino, who studies the youth labor market.