The Great Resignation

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This read list is about millions of people putting down their papers during the pandemic.

  • The Great Resignation is a phenomenon where millions of people, across different earning levels, are quitting their jobs.
  • The past year and a half has seen massive disruptions in the way we work. While lots of people-facing jobs took a huge hit, knowledge workers had to switch working from home.
  • Having tasted a work-life balance that wasn’t possible in the pre-pandemic world, a lot of people’s priorities have undergone a sea-change.
  • Many people have begun questioning the role of work in their life. Many uprooted themselves as it made no sense to pay expensive rents while working remotely. A number of people switched careers.
The Washington Post
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5 articles on this topic


The Great Resignation: How employers drove workers to quit

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Here comes the Great Resignation. Why millions of employees could quit their jobs post-pandemic

6 min read

How employers can win workers back (and keep them) after the 'Great Resignation'

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The Conversation

Work-life balance: what really makes us happy might surprise you

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4 min read