Getting to The Core of The Great Resignation, How The Department of Labor Bites the Hand That Feeds It, And What Employers Can Do To Help Stem the Tide
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Where Are All The Workers?
The economy is opening back up and employers are trying desperately to get back to business as usual. Despite a rise in new jobs, employers say they're continuing to have a hard time finding workers.
The job index reports that a record 531,000 jobs were added in the month of October, yet millions of Americans are still looking for work. At the same time, from August until now, more than 4.3 million workers have left their jobs.
There are multiple factors affecting the potential workforce, ranging from:
- A lack of resources such as child care, low wages, or an inability to afford to commute
- Health Concerns
- A deep desire for something new and more fulfilling work.
t's been called The Great Resignation, but what's at the core of it?
And what's next for those workers who are not only turning their back on the workforce, but employees deciding to rejoin the workforce?
In this episode, we'll look at some of the factors that both that are helping both employers and employees decide on the best way to go back to a new way of working, I'll update you on my brouhaha with the Colorado Department of Labor, and how employers are recognizing the true definition of self fulfillment and personal satisfaction in work.
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- What companies are doing to attract workers
- America's women are still on the sidelines, even as the jobs recovery picks up steam
- A lumber CEO explains why companies need to be 'pro-employee' to solve the labor shortage
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