This Working Life: How to turn the great resignation around

It’s been painted in a very negative light, but if you play your cards right, the expected wave of job-hopping next year could offer a brimming pool of talent for your business

If your employees feel empowered, supported and valued, you won’t be getting resignation letters anytime soon. Picture: Getty

Whether you’re a business owner, a recruiter or a human resources (HR) professional, the chances are you have heard about the so-called great resignation.

Multiple experts and studies have predicted an avalanche of resignations in 2022 as employees seek more competitive compensation, a better company culture and an improved work-life balance to support their wellbeing.

One study, the Workhuman autumn 2021 international survey report, found that as many as 42 per cent of Irish workers ...