Athens is a top city for job-hoppers

August 17, 2023
1 min read

The Gist: Athens is a top city for job-switchers, with many workers barely passing the year mark before seeking new employment.

What Happened?: In a fresh dive into the work habits of the U.S., dug into LinkedIn profiles to unearth trends in employee loyalty. Turns out, Athens ranks fifth among cities with a penchant for job-hopping.

By The Numbers:

  • 18.52% of Athens workers stay at their job for less than a year.
  • The study broadly categorized workers as “job-hoppers” (those sticking around under a year) and “loyal” (those logging over a decade).

Why It Matters: Frequent job changes in Athens could reflect an array of factors. Maybe a bustling startup scene, shifting industries, or young workers testing waters. Regardless, understanding this trend can shape recruitment strategies and workplace dynamics.

What’s Next?: For a deeper dive, or to see how other cities compare, enthusiasts can head to’s interactive table. Their press kit, available for download, offers further insight and detailed imagery.

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