Job hopping might not be such a bad thing: U.K. study

Employers may want to embrace new realities of job loyalty
By Marcel Vander Wier
|Canadian HR Reporter|Last Updated: 03/30/2017

Millennial workers exuding loyalty to their employers – and not seeking alternative employment — may stunt their pay and career progression, according to new research by a think tank in London, U.K.

Which is why employers may want to rethink a “job hopping is bad” mentality, say experts.

A slowdown in job movement, combined with lesser rewards for long service and a shift towards low-pay work, have stalled pay progress for millennials, found Study, Work, Progress, Repeat?, released in February by the Resolution Foundation.