People are transforming their relationship with the traditional workplace and reevaluating the importance of career versus quality of life. This prompts an overdue opportunity for employers to do the same.
The pandemic-era trend known as the “Great Resignation” remains a prominent feature of the labor market, as nearly 4.4 million Americans quit their jobs in February, the U.S. Department of Labor said Tuesday.
In the past 12 months, a record number of Americans have quit their jobs, and workers around the world have been paying attention.
The worker shortage has been a hallmark of the pandemic economy—and it's far from getting resolved. In February, U.S. businesses had 11.3 million job openings to fill, slightly more than economists had predicted.
Most Americans who quit jobs during the Great Resignation regret the move, don't like their new position enough to stay, or are searching for a new gig, according to a Harris Poll survey for USA TODAY.
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The supply is outpacing the demand for employment with up to 11 million jobs remaining unfilled, according to the Labor Department’s Job Openings and Labor Turnover report.
Lesley Labarba, 28, had a revelation during the pandemic: She didn't want to go into an office anymore.
The Great Resignation—which saw droves of workers leaving jobs or switching careers—is far from over, and job loyalty may be a “thing of the past,” as one industry expert puts it.
Independent consulting has emerged as an attractive option in today’s hot job market. Many professionals see the perks: more money, flexible hours, and control over the type and amount of work performed.
Millions of people have left the labor force altogether to take care of family, retire early, live on savings or otherwise reassess their lives in Covid. The challenge now is how to get them back.
The number of American workers quitting their jobs hit record highs last November, with 4.5 million people walking off the job, according to the latest Bureau of Labor Statistics report.
In December 2021, another 4.3 million workers—about 3 percent of the workforce—quit their jobs. But how does that number stack up against all previous years?
It’s not an anti-work movement, but an anti-employment revolution. Workers are still looking to contribute to our economy, just in a different way.
While millions of Americans are quitting their jobs in search of better employment, many of them are doing so in the hope of never having to work for someone else ever again.