What Does “The Great Resignation” Say About Employment Trends?

FILE – Hiring sign is displayed outside of a retail store in Vernon Hills, Ill., Saturday, Nov. 13, 2021. On Thursday, Dec. 16, the number of Americans applying for unemployment benefits rose last week despite signs that the U.S. labor market is rebounding from last year’s coronavirus recession. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh, File)

The Great Resignation is a phenomenon that describes record numbers of people leaving their jobs after the COVID-19 pandemic ends.

Companies are now navigating the ripple effects of the pandemic and re-evaluating how to retain talent.

Certain people claim the United States is a nation of quitters as employment issues seem to plague struggling businesses through the pandemic, but Principal Economist Liz Wilke tells the Morning Show with Nikki Medoro it’s more about workers navigating their work-life balance. Also, would you pose nude with your mom or dad for $40k per month? Listen below.

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