Nearly 70 million people left their jobs in 2021, according to the most recent report from the US Bureau of Labor Statistics. And nearly two-thirds of staff who left the workforce have departed in the last six months. As more jobs remain available than people to perform them, employers face labor mismatches. With numbers that show no sign of decreasing, there’s urgency to go beyond a traditional fix for an unconventional problem. Explore a special collection on making the shift to sustainable, inclusive growth, or dive deeper on mitigating labor mismatches and retaining employees by:
- demonstrating flexibility for employee schedules and needs
- promoting employee mental health and avoiding burnout
- prioritizing a work culture that fosters a sense of community and belonging
- committing to growth and taking strategic actions to unlock the potential
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Forward thinking on making labor markets work smarter-for people and companies-with Beth Cobert and Byron Auguste