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Survey: Voluntary quits could jump 20% this year

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

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

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

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?

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.

38% willing to quit without another job lined up

As employers continue to grapple with retention, a new Korn Ferry survey shows that employees are not waiting for a safety net before they say “I quit!”

Snapshot: Who’s looking to jump ship?

41% of workers say they plan to look for a new job in the first six months of 2022.

Why is America ‘the land of quitters’?

Resignations continue to run at record levels this winter. But the motives for all these departures aren’t new.

Low-wage resignations are reshaping labor market

“The Great Resignation” moniker probably overstates the magnitude of the job changes roiling the labor market. However, the employees who are seeking new jobs demand employer attention, according to a new report by the Mercer consulting firm.

The Great Resignation: What it means for you

Every economic era comes with a label. In the 1930s, there was the Great Depression. The Great Recession followed the housing and stock crashes of 2008. Now we have a new moniker, this one tailored to the market-shaping power of the coronavirus.