If we were to tell you young professionals move around from job to job more frequently, it likely doesn’t come as much of a surprise.
Today’s generation of new professionals are less likely to stick around, they have shorter attention spans, and are always on the lookout for the next big thing. The reason why this is occurring is surprising and can provide many companies with important insight into this generation of professionals.
Rachel King from Fortune summarizes the results of a recent LinkedIn survey:
“Employees aged 24 and younger are three times more likely than Baby Boomers to change jobs, with 20% of them averaging four or more full-time jobs within a few short years compared to an average of two jobs over the course of a decade for Baby Boomers.”
Again, probably not too surprising. The one thing that is surprising is the reason why young professionals are so eager and willing to make career moves.
While money is always a motivating factor, it’s not the top reason why young professionals are making moves.
The LinkedIn survey provides an important glimpse into what Generation Z values:
Get more insights into what young professionals value by reading these blog posts:
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