Aaron Gouveia has worked as the Content Manager of Salary.com since 2011. Prior to that, he was an award-winning journalist at several prominent New England newspapers. Read more...
While younger workers have gained a reputation for job-hopping, our survey indicates those in the mid to late stages of their careers are the ones looking for new jobs.
Thirty-four percent of workers age 46-55 are looking to switch jobs in 2012, followed by 27 percent of people between the ages of 36-45.
Less than one-quarter---20 percent---of those in the 26- to 35-year-old age group are actively seeking a new job this year, while a mere 3 percent of young workers between the ages of 18-25 said they plan to change careers.