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The geography of the Great Resignation: First-time data shows where Americans are quitting the most

[Washington Post, Getty Images] Kentucky, Idaho, South Dakota and Iowa reported the highest increases in the rates of workers who quit their jobs in August, according to a new glimpse of quit rates in the labor market released Friday. The largest increase in the number of quitters happened in Georgia, with 35,000 more people leaving […]

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Why American workers are quitting in record numbers

[Yahoo News, Getty Images] What’s happening The number of Americans quitting their jobs has hit record highs over the past several months in a phenomenon economists have been calling the “Great Resignation.” In August, 4.3 million U.S. workers — almost 3 percent of the entire American workforce — voluntarily left their positions, the highest number since the Bureau […]

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A record number of Americans are quitting their jobs. Here’s how they make money after they quit.

[The Washington Post] Getting by in ‘The Great Resignation’: How people who quit or retired are making ends meet. Many are counting on their savings and Social Security. In discussing the surge of workers quitting or retiring during the coronavirus pandemic, one question that I keep hearing, and that I asked last week, is: How are people who […]

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