• By The Associated Press

The Great Resignation: Its origins and what it means for future business

In 2021, more than 47 million Americans quit their jobs, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics - the most resignations on record. As resignation rates continue to set records in early 2022, with over 4.5 million Americans quitting in March, many are wondering if there is a shift in the way Americans are viewing work in what has been since deemed by some as “The Great Resignation.”

Desmond Dickerson, the Director of Future of Work Marketing at Microsoft, describes himself as a futurist. He said that pandemic remote work was just a “kickstart” to The Great Resignation.