As hiring professionals gear up for staffing challenges in 2015, an increasing number of them say they're completely comfortable hiring a job-hopper, as long as the hopper can do the job.

A study just released by Accountemps found that millennials in particular take job-hopping in stride, and that men are more likely to seek greener pastures more often than women.

This survey, from the employee standpoint, offers support for data released last May, when CareerBuilder polled 5,000 employers and employees about their attitudes toward job-hopping. That survey indicated that a third of hiring managers expect employees to job hop, and that more than half had hired a known job-hopper without undo concern.

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Dan Cook

Dan Cook is a journalist and communications consultant based in Portland, OR. During his journalism career he has been a reporter and editor for a variety of media companies, including American Lawyer Media, BusinessWeek, Newhouse Newspapers, Knight-Ridder, Time Inc., and Reuters. He specializes in health care and insurance related coverage for BenefitsPRO.