In 2022, hourly workers are finding themselves in very high demand. Staff shortages in a variety of sectors and turnover rates of 150% — an increase of 68% since 2017– mean businesses that once took their ability to attract and retain staff for granted are now encountering strong resistance to their favorite strategies. There were 800,000 fewer fast food workers in the U.S. in October 2021, for instance, than there were in February of 2020.
So how does an HR department attract the hourly workers a business needs for its best chance at success? It’s important to understand that, contrary