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Just How Bad Does Job-Hopping Look to Hiring Managers?

From 1990 to the present, the number of people who have stayed in the same job for less than two years has grown from 16% to 51%.

It seems pretty safe to say job-hopping has become common.

However, if you have a personal history of job-hopping, it may be damaging your employment prospects—especially if you’re unemployed for a while between jobs or are a younger or older candidate. Here’s what hiring managers had to say about the matter. (The results may surprise you.)

Infographic courtesy of Bullhorn. Photo of hopscotch courtesy of Shutterstock.