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Resignations

Twin perils: ‘Quiet quitting’ and ‘quiet firing’

09/15/2022
Two buzzwords have been making the rounds in HR. “Quiet quitting” describes the practice of employees doing the bare minimum required of their jobs, not caring if they get fired. Then there’s “quiet firing,” which describes the flip-side—when employers passively try to push employees out the door Both practices carry huge risks for employers.

Despite recession risk, 31% of workers plan to quit

07/26/2022
Even as signs of a forthcoming recession mount, the Great Resignation’s momentum continues. A new survey by The Conference Board reveals that one-third of workers are still actively looking for a new job.

4 in 10 employees will seek new jobs this year

06/28/2022
Staff turnover will continue to trouble employers, new research from outplacement firm Robert Half shows. According to the company’s biannual Job Optimism Survey of more than 2,400 workers in the U.S., 41% of respondents said they are currently looking or plan to look for a new job in the second half of 2022.

7 reasons why employees disengage and quit

06/24/2022
Think of your employees as all sitting in the same rowboat. You like to think they’re all pulling hard on those oars together. But based on recent Gallup polling, only about a third of employees (34%) are busting their butts (actively engaged).

Quit rates and job openings hit record

05/26/2022
Here’s more proof of the white-hot labor market—and of job candidates’ bargaining power: U.S employers posted 11.5 million job openings in March and about 4.5 million Americans quit or changed jobs that month—both record highs.

Survey: Voluntary quits could jump 20% this year

05/03/2022
U.S. employee annual voluntary turnover is likely to jump nearly 20% this year, from a pre-pandemic annual average of 31.9 million employees quitting their jobs to 37.4 million quitting in 2022, according to a survey by the Gartner business advisory firm.

Snapshot: Why workers quit before securing another job

04/05/2022
Many people quitting these days say it’s because their employers just don’t seem to care.

Snapshot: The Great Resignation: Why workers quit in 2021

03/15/2022
Low pay and lack of respect were the top “major reasons” employees left their jobs last year.

No, you cannot require at-will employees to stay

02/03/2022
Employment at-will means employers and employees alike are free to end the employment relationship at any time for any reason, or even no reason at all. One employer recently got lost on that two-way street.

Resignation nation: Who’s looking to jump ship in 2022?

01/27/2022
If your company doesn’t have a structured retention strategy for this year, it’s time to get one. America’s quitting culture doesn’t show signs of slowing down in 2022.