What is ‘The Great Resignation’—and why should you care?

Published by PurelyHR

4 million people quit their jobs in April alone, including 650,000 retail workers. This mass event kickstarted what’s now commonly referred to as “The Great Resignation.” 

Although the focus has often been on white-collar jobs, this mass departure is happening at all levels. It has also taken a special hold of low-wage yet ‘essential‘ jobs in hospitality and retail.  

Microsoft’s research shows that 37% of the global workforce currently feel their companies are asking too much of them. And over 40% are considering leaving their current employers this year. 

Read now to discover more about The Great Resignation.

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