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As pandemic restrictions ease and workers head back to their respective office spaces, many employees are considering a job change. In fact, the number of resignations seem to be multiplied due to the wide-spread epiphanies related to family time, remote work, commutes, and other factors making more and more workers reluctant to go back to the 9-to-5 lifestyle. Professor Anthony Klotz of Texas A&M University has coined this phenomenon “the great resignation.”
As explained by Klotz, there has been an accumulation of stalled resignations due to the impacts of the pandemic. The argument is that in times of uncertainty and insecurity, people tend to behave conservatively and stay put in order to avoid risk. Yet once things stabilize again, it is reasonable to expect unsatisfied people to head for the door.
So, what does this mean for you and your business? Well, a lot of uncertainty. It is more important now than ever to buckle down and consider the culture you’ve created for your workforce. However, all is not lost – Here are a few ways you can ensure you are meeting the needs and expectations of your employees:
As always, if you need help navigating these constantly shifting waters, please reach out to your friendly, neighborhood HR Business Partner at Axios HR. Axios can provide a full range of consulting services, payroll & benefit administration to ensure you are creating a world-class work environment for your team.
June 9, 2021
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