Do you think the great resignation is related to: money, working too much or toxic workplace? I feel that is more related to money. Many are quitting to work as much as they were working, but making more money.

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Meaningless work in a toxic environment with no work life balance


Money first, toxic workplace second in my opinion


For me it’s the toxic workplace. It just so happens I get a pay bump each time.


Need more money to put up with toxic environments.


Most of the fun company perks were stripped away due to the pandemic (happy hours, lunches, holiday parties, etc) and revealed the job for what it was. Companies failed to pump those funds back into its people and compensation became the only thing that mattered




A combination of things...

The fact that most companies showed their true colors re: loyalty by coming in hard with layoffs/cutting pay/eliminating bonuses at the start of the pandemic and then pivoted to "record profits" and massive bonuses for leadership as probably the point of no return, tbh.


Toxic workplace is what compels people to search. Money is what they use to justify the move to colleagues.


I left my FT job to go freelance and don't see going back anytime soon if ever. For me it was and is about control and having 100% say to do the work I want, when I want to do it, for a price I think is fair, with the clients and colleagues I actually like working with.


I’ve read more than one article that numbers don’t actually show a great resignation, just lots of job swapping. Early on over 55 had increased resignations to drop out of the workforce, but I’ve read even that group has been lured back into the work force.

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