A new class of workers is emerging from the pandemic: If these employees don’t like your post-COVID policies or practices, they’ll move on, searching for greener deals. And you may be left with big employment gaps and even bigger retention issues.
Between February 2020 and February 2021, a net 2.4 million women and 1.8 million men left the labor force, according to Pew Research Center. During this time frame, employment dropped by 8.5 million, a loss that Pew says could take more than three years to recoup.
The Resignation Wave report by Visier, a people analytics firm, found that resignations have risen