In today's fast-paced world, changing jobs multiple times throughout your career is the norm, and job-hopping is only becoming more frequent. According to a 2012 survey, the majority of Generation Y workers move on to a new gig an average of once every two years. Getting the under-30 set to wrap their heads around staying with one company for 5 or 10 years is tough enough … so how about 72 years? That's the milestone a 99-year-old New Jersey man hit recently.
This summer, Hy Goldman, a World War II Army vet, marked his 72nd anniversary working for the family-owned lighting retailer Capitol Lighting. Though his first job was chopping ice before school for the local "ice guy" when he was just 14, Goldman took a position selling goods as well as stocking and cleaning displays in 1941 at Capitol Lighting's first store, in Newark, New Jersey, at age 27, and has been with the company ever since. More than seven decades later, Goldman is still going strong, working at Capitol's East Hanover,Read More »from What's It Like to Work for the Same Company for 72 Years? Ask This 100-Year-Old Man