“The Great Resignation.” It’s a phrase you’re probably all too familiar with. The US’s resignation rate saw a 20-year high in 2021, and it doesn’t look like things are slowing down. It’s possible your company has already experienced this Great Resignation to some degree, be it employees quitting their jobs or hearing whispers of leaving throughout your office. The question that’s at the top of people’s minds: how can we slow this down?
Our guest for today is Mark Hirshberg, Professional Development Teacher at MIT and the author of “The Career Toolkit.” Mark dives into the causes for the Great Resignation, where that leaves us, and what we can do to get a pulse on our company.
What You'll Learn:
04:02 - What the Great Resignation Is
07:06 - Companies are still figuring out changes to best satisfy employees
10:56 - Quick little experiments
14:08 - Encouraging non-work-related conversations between employees
24:09 - Creating a career plan
31:58 - How to prevent migrating
37:00 - Getting leadership to buy into your plan
You can find get yourself a copy of "The Career Toolkit" here!
You can also find "The Career Toolkit App" to download here.
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