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A record 4.4 million people quit in September as Great Resignation shows no signs of stopping

[CNBC, Getty Images] A record-high 4.4 million people, or 3% of workers, quit their job in September, according to the Labor Department’s latest Job Openings and Labor Turnover Survey released Friday. The tight market, where workers have more leverage to move around and employers are doing everything they can to staff up, is already impacting the holiday shopping […]

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Workers quitting en masse is ‘a great thing,’ says workplace happiness expert—here’s why

[CNBC, Jenn Lim] Jenn Lim has made a career out of helping people be happier at work. She’s spent a decade-plus as CEO of Delivering Happiness, a consulting company that helps organizations build better and more sustainable workplaces. Now, as the pandemic has led people to re-evaluate how they live and spend their time, many are […]

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The ‘Great Resignation’ is likely to continue, as 55% of Americans anticipate looking for a new job

[CNBC, Getty Images] Most Americans expect to look for a new job as the pandemic continues. Some 55% of people in the workforce, meaning that they’re currently working or actively looking for employment, said they are likely to look for a new job in the next 12 months, according to Bankrate’s August jobseeker survey, published Monday. […]

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Workers could face new burnout symptoms when returning to the office—here’s how employers can help

[CNBC, GETTY IMAGES] A year after many companies announced their summer 2021 building reopening dates, organizations across the country are now bringing their employees back to the office — with mixed results. Some employeeshave enjoyed the flexibility of working from home so much that one survey of 1,000 U.S. adults found 39% would consider quitting […]

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