Random conversations with business owners has revealed a crisis – they can’t find people to fill their vacancies. There is much shaking of the head and confusion.
Then I find this article that may have some clues to this phenomenon.
Click here to read an article dubbed: “The Great Resignation”
Have any of your conversations touched on any of these possible explanations why there are so many unfilled vacancies?
- Workers who didn’t like their jobs but stuck with it during the pandemic are…not sticking with it anymore.
- Many are retiring early after cashing in on a booming stock market and rising home values.
- People have reevaluated their career paths after an “unprecedented” year which allowed for more reflection.
- In that same vein, people might be looking for a job that allows for better work-life balance.