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4 Reasons Millennials Are Embracing the Job Hopper Label

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Recently, one of my well respected LinkedIn connections, Bob McIntosh wrote an article, “Should You Stay or Should You Go,” in which he advised Millennials to stay put in order to build their career. In response, I’d like to offer an alternative opinion: that they should go. Be a job hopper! As Millennials have grown to encompass over 25% of our current workforce, there’s been a lot of hand-wringing about how long they’ll stay in their current position. According to Future Workplace’s recent study entitled “Multiple Generations at Work,” approximately 91% of Millennials responded that they expected to stay at   

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Job Hopping: Still a Negative or the New Normal?

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The unstable economy has produced plenty of layoffs. Startups fold, and people have to move for any number of reasons. Job hopping has, for many, become the new normal.

If you’re a job hopper, whether intentionally or not, it’s worth learning the negatives it presents to a potential employers, how to effectively answer concerns… and when it might be best to just suck it up and stick it out in a job…   

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