The jobs employers just can't fill
Some sectors are crying out for employees – but workers think they can do better elsewhere.
Throughout the past few years, workers have been resigning from jobs in record numbers. Some have been switching careers, some have been job-hopping for faster advancement and some have left the workforce altogether. In the US, for instance, the August 2022 data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics puts the labour force participation rate at 1.0 percentage point below its February 2020 level.
In other words, people have been quitting and, in some sectors and...