In October of 2021, 4.2 million Americans quit their jobs. Accounting for almost 3% of the entire U.S. workforce, that record-breaking number came on the heels of other record months. Workers are quitting their jobs at the highest rates in history, and while the implications of this Great Resignation could be long-lasting, they will not […]
From Gen Z to Millennials to Generation X, we have now come to the final generation in today’s workforce: the Baby Boomers. Born between 1946 and 1964, this group has lived through the most pivotal moments in American history. Peaking at 78.8 million in 1999, Baby Boomers remained the largest generation up until 2019. They are […]
Born between 1965 and 1980, Generation X seems to be perennially overlooked in discussions regarding work and their place in society. However, as more and more workers from the older Boomer generation retire, Gen Xers are beginning to step into roles left open by their predecessors. While Generation X might not be resigning at the rates […]
Millennials, the largest and most studied generation in history, has played a large part in the ongoing Great Resignation phenomenon. Also referred to as Generation Y, the digital pioneers, the 2nd Me generation, and the hipsters, this generation has earned quite the reputation. The Millennial Experience Born between 1981 and 1996, Millennials came of age […]
Known as the digital natives, Generation Z was born between 1996 and 2010, and many Gen Zers are still entering young adulthood. As the Great Resignation continues, largely led by the younger generations, the world is waiting intently to see how Gen Zers decide to situate themselves in the workforce.
During the first five months of 2021, almost 17 million private sector workers quit their jobs, at an average rate of about 3.4 million quits per month. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, a record high of 4 million Americans left their jobs in April, and the trend has only continued. These numbers are especially […]