Monthly Archives: June 2018

401k and rolling it over

Typically, engineers will work at an employer for roughly 3 to 5 years. This statistic was relayed to me back in 2007, and I don’t have any indication of whether it’s true or made up. However, due to my own experiences in the work field, it seems to hold somewhat valid as I have been employed by multiple employers and are typically laid off due to lack of available work. In a sense, engineering is simply a “padded” version of the construction industry where gearing up and gearing down in manpower usually happens at a slower scale. Continue reading