The great resignation

  • Out of a total of 10.9 million job opportunities in December, about 6.3 million people were hired into new positions, leaving 4.6 million positions unfilled.
  • Due to continued child-care issues and virus-related health concerns, many workers, particularly women and caregivers have been unable to return to the workforce during the pandemic.
  • "68% of American workers prefer to work in a hybrid environment."
  • The United States had record-breaking turnover throughout 2021, with early warning signals appearing in April as immunization efforts improved, consumer spending increased, and businesses rushed to hire additional personnel to keep up with demand.
Source:
  • U. S Bureau of Labor Statistics
  • PwC’s 2022 Global Workforce Hopes and Fears Survey of 52,000 workers in 44 countries and territories.