Job Hopping More Damaging to Careers Than Ever Before

Jun 30,2014
Job Hopping More Damaging to Careers


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Job Hopping More Damaging to Careers Than Ever Before

A new study shows that most workers perceive job hopping as hazardous to one’s career growth. According to the 2014 Emerging Workforce Study,61% of workers today agreed that changing jobs every few years is damaging to a person’s long-term career success.This is compared to only 47% of workers in 2002. The study also revealed 70% of workers are more committed to their employer if they have long-term job security, which is the highest it’s been in15 years. Over 2,000 U.S. workers and 230 human resource managers participated in the study.

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Canada Makes Big Changes to Temporary Foreign Worker Program

The Canadian government announced sweeping plans to scale back its temporary foreign worker program last week. The new reforms will make it harder for companies to hire temporary workers from abroad. Some changes to the program could reduce the number of low-wage temporary foreign workers by 50% in the next 3 years. The government plans to decrease the amount of time a temporary employee can work in Canada and increase the processing fees for each worker. The current temporary foreign worker program is used by close to 25,000 companies in Canada.

Hillary Clinton Launches Program for Unemployed Youths

Hillary Clinton has launched a program called “Job One” in an effort to help unemployed youths find work. The program will create hiring, training, and mentoring opportunities for 16 to 24 year-olds who are out of school and unemployed. Ten companies are participating in the program so far, including JPMorgan Chase, The Gap, and Marriott. The project will also recruit 100 small businesses to hire young people and create new employment networks. The program launch comes at a time where the unemployment rate for Americans ages 18 to 29 is estimated to be more than double the national average.


By Knowledge Services | Jun 30,2014

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