The 21st Show

The Great Resignation


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Unfair pay or working conditions and shifting priorities over the last year: these are all factors highlighted by the pandemic that are contributing to what some economists are calling ‘The Great Resignation.’ According to Prudential’s “Pulse of the American Worker Survey," a little over a quarter of all workers planned to look for a different job this year. 

The 21st spoke to someone who recently shifted careers and a labor economist, to hear more about the data behind 'The Great Resignation."


Andrew Weaver, Assistant Professor, School of Labor and Employment Relations, UIUC, Labor Economist 

Leslie Davis, Certified Professional Coach, resigned from practicing law during the pandemic


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