This working life: Why bosses need to prepare for the Great Resignation

Offices and workplaces are set to reopen tomorrow but, in a post-pandemic age, many workers just want to move on from their jobs

19th September, 2021
This working life: Why bosses  need to prepare for the Great Resignation
Companies are being hit by a higher than normal level of workers leaving. Picture: Getty

Earlier this year, Anthony Klotz, an associate professor of management with Mays Business School at Texas A&M University in the US, predicted a post-pandemic phenomenon when he coined the term “The Great Resignation”.

“​​In May, I wrote an article warning a great resignation is coming,” Klotz told the Business Post. “And my life has been different ever since I uttered those words.”

Klotz predicted that...

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