by Gerry Allan | Apr 19, 2022 | Managing
The Great Resignation seems to be largely one of quitting a job that sucks and finding a new job that sucks at least somewhat less. Relatively few quits seem to be going into self-employment or gig life. Too much uncertainty. Income variations major. Hustling for work 24/7 not happy for many folks. Where is this all heading?
by Gerry Allan | Dec 14, 2021 | Managing
Over 4 million workers are presently quitting their jobs each month – 50 million a year at this rate. This is not close to normal. It is a tsunami. COVID seems to have initiated this massive trend but it is continuing even as COVID and its kin begin to fade as concerns. Something far more fundamental is happening to the workforce.
by Gerry Allan | Mar 23, 2021 | Managing
With so many folks having their work schedules scrambled these days, we are reading quite a lot about moving to a four-day workweek. How many of us can get five days of work done in four days? If not, who will pick up the missing workday? There is much more to this issue than job scheduling and productivity.