“Great Resignation” spurred lasting workplace changes: psychologist says

Luis Alvarez | Digitalvision | Getty Images The latest data shows the so-called “Great Resignation” is still going strong. More than 4.27 million Americans walked away from their jobs in May, slightly down from the 4.4 million who quit in April and the record 4.5 million who did so in November. Yet even as the … Read more

Stressed and burned out? Quitting your job may not help

The Great Resignation is set to continue, and young and burned out workers will be leading the charge. That’s according to the Deloitte Global 2022 Gen Z and millennial survey. Burnout was cited as one of the top three reasons why young people are leaving their jobs, according to the global survey which found that … Read more

How to convince your company to try a four-day work week

Xavierarnau | E + | Getty Images It’s no surprise that many people like the idea of ​​a four-day work week. Convincing your employer to test it out, on the other hand, may not be an easy task. Only a small number of employers offer a four-day policy, however, 40 companies in the US and … Read more

Great Resignation changed the workplace for good, says expert who coined term

Morsa Images | Digitalvision | Getty Images There’s no turning back from the workplace changes brought about by the “Great Resignation,” according to the expert who coined the term. Organizational psychologist Anthony Klotz predicted in May 2021 that the Covid-19 pandemic would lead to pent-up resignations. Since that time, millions of Americans have quit their … Read more

Four-day workweek pilot program is now underway in the U.S. and Canada

No-mad | Istock | Getty Images The four-day workweek just became a reality for 38 companies across the US and Canada, at least for the next several months. The pilot program, being led by 4 Day Week Global, kicked off on Friday and is expected to last six months. Participating organizations include crowdfunding platform Kickstarter … Read more

Companies bet employee benefits will help them in ‘Great Reshuffle’

Paul Bradbury | OJO Images | Getty Images Millions of Americans are quitting their jobs and rethinking what they want when it comes to work and work-life balance. Companies are responding, meeting their employees’ needs in areas such as remote work, flexible hours, four-day workweeks, compensation and more. This story is part of a series … Read more

Flexible hours let this company’s workers fit work around their lives

Allison Greenwald, senior product manager at The Alley Group, spent five weeks in Alaska while working a flexible schedule. Courtesy: Allison Greenwald Millions of Americans are quitting their jobs and rethinking what they want when it comes to work and work-life balance. Companies are responding, meeting their employees’ needs in areas like remote work, flexible … Read more