Category Archives: Great Resignation

The workplace reckoning in the wake of the Great Resignation

By Marthin De Beer   May 21, 2022 When the history of the COVID-19 pandemic is written, the disease’s economic and cultural impact will surely include the Great Resignation. An unprecedented 45 million Americans voluntarily left their jobs in 2021. In January 2022 alone, 4.3 million workers quit their jobs according to Bureau of Labor … Continue reading The workplace reckoning in the wake of the Great Resignation

Ready to join the Great Resignation? Here’s how to avoid a disappointing job switch

By Bernard Coleman—Inc.   May 15, 2022 There’s a lot of conversation around the “Great Resignation” as employers are losing talent to other companies that boast higher pay, cool perks, flexible work, sign-on incentives, and professional growth opportunities. It’s an interesting phenomena, but we don’t speak enough to the other side of the coin, something … Continue reading Ready to join the Great Resignation? Here’s how to avoid a disappointing job switch

How the Great Resignation is turning into a great opportunity for leaders

By John Connors   April 27, 2022 This year, leaders will be challenged by war, pandemics, racism, climate change, politics, media bias, shareholder value, innovation, growth, supply chain problems, inflation, data security, customer experience, remote work models, employee satisfaction, and the Great Resignation. As the list highlights and research confirms, the role of a leader is … Continue reading How the Great Resignation is turning into a great opportunity for leaders

‘You will not be allowed to fail twice’: Leaked video from Better.com meeting underscores botched layoffs

By Clint Rainey   April 07, 2022 Leaked video from a second meeting that Better.com held minutes after the now-infamous Zoom call in December, when it terminated 900 employees, provides stunning new insight into the level of mismanagement that went into perhaps the most bungled corporate downsizing in recent memory. Before the holidays, footage of … Continue reading ‘You will not be allowed to fail twice’: Leaked video from Better.com meeting underscores botched layoffs

How giving workers the skills to succeed can counter the Great Resignation

By Mark Nelson March 20, 2022 Leaders looking for competitive advantages in every facet of their business—from operations and sales to recruiting and retention–cite employees’ data skills as a top need. But when it comes to providing those data-training opportunities, companies keep failing. Recently, my company, Tableau, commissioned Forrester Consulting to explore organizational issues and … Continue reading How giving workers the skills to succeed can counter the Great Resignation

The employee-employer disconnect that’s fueling the Great Resignation

By Joe Andrew   March 13, 2022 Amid all the headlines about millions of workers quitting their jobs during the Great Resignation, it is easy to miss the signal in the noise. Yes, a record 47.4 million Americans quit their jobs last year—more than a quarter of the total workforce. And, yes, the understandable first … Continue reading The employee-employer disconnect that’s fueling the Great Resignation