Category: IT Hiring

The Great Return: Making It Work for Everyone

by Resource 1 on June 9, 2022


Even though multiple COVID variants appear to be causing regular spikes in test positivity rates across the country, the long-awaited return to the office is happening in full force. Companies are finally opening their doors for their employees after many delays over the last year. This has triggered a trend aptly named the “Great Return,” […]


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Optimizing the Employee Experience to Overcome the Great Resignation

by Resource 1 on May 12, 2022


We have written extensively about the Great Resignation that is currently top-of-mind for many business leaders. However, this shift in the workplace is clearly part of a larger trend, and a worker’s decision to resign from or stay at an employer is only one piece of the puzzle. Gartner describes this trend as a “liminal moment” for […]


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How to Maximize Retention in the Changing Workplace

by Resource 1 on January 31, 2022


In our recent series about the Great Resignation, we explored how each generation is responding to ongoing changes in the workplace in the wake of the pandemic. This workplace trend does not show signs of slowing down. In fact, the most recent Gallup research shows that 48 percent of employees are considering a job change, […]


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The Great Resignation and the Future of Work

by Resource 1 on December 20, 2021


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 […]


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Baby Boomers and the Great Resignation

by Resource 1 on December 15, 2021


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 […]


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The Forgotten Generation: Gen X and the Great Resignation

by Resource 1 on December 2, 2021


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 […]


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