35: S2E35: The One About “The Great Resign”

The Great Resignation: Why Employees Don’t Want To Go Back To The Office

A Microsoft survey of more than 30,000 global workers showed that 41% of workers were considering quitting or changing professions this year, and a study from HR software company Personio of workers in the UK and Ireland showed 38% of those surveyed planned to quit in the next six months to a year. In the US alone, April saw more than four million people quit their jobs, according to a summary from the Department of Labor – the biggest spike on record.

https://www.forbes.com/sites/hollycorbett/2021/07/28/the-great-resignation-why-employees-dont-want-to-go-back-to-the-office/?sh=1f2702b02000

https://www.gallup.com/workplace/351545/great-resignation-really-great-discontent.aspx

https://www.forbes.com/sites/randyillig/2021/08/24/the-great-resignation-in-sales-is-real-heres-what-leaders-can-do-to-stem-it/?sh=44342e651558

The Great Resignation In Sales Is Real: Here’s What Leaders Can Do To Stem It (forbes.com)

https://www.bbc.com/worklife/article/20210629-the-great-resignation-how-employers-drove-workers-to-quit.

$14.7 Billion Five9 Acquisition Aims To Revive Zoom’s Growth

https://www.forbes.com/sites/petercohan/2021/07/19/147-billion-five9-acquisition-aims-to-revive-zooms-growth/?sh=29da22d32e8b

Mike also calls out, “The war for the living room.” “The living room is becoming the office, and the office is becoming the living room. It’s all merging into our home space.” Netflix joined the foray with a gaming announcement.

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