Workforce and Employment

Why the Great Resignation has been happening for longer than you might think

6.4% of hospitality workers quit their job in September. Image: UNSPLASH/Kate Townsend

Ian O. Williamson

Dean of the Paul Merage School of Business, University of California, Irvine

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The current resignation trend has been happening since before the pandemic. Image: Chart: The Conversation, CC-BY-ND Source: FRED

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