job applicant being interviewed The number of individuals who reported changing jobs every one to five years has increased from 34 percent in 2016 to 51 percent this year. (Photo: Shutterstock)

Employers lucky enough to land a perfect job candidate in today’s market are going to have their work cut out if they want to keep them. Today’s workforce is “always on” at least when it comes to new job opportunities.

According to research from Jobvite, employers face a “continuous cycle of engagement” in recruiting (and keeping) new workers. Most workers say they’re happy with their current jobs, but that doesn’t stop a whopping 82 percent from saying they’re open to new job opportunities.

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Marlene Satter

Marlene Y. Satter has worked in and written about the financial industry for decades.

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