The ‘Great Resignation’, also known as ‘The Big Quit’, was coined in late 2020 in response to increasing rates in America of people quitting their jobs, due in part to workers being expected to go back to unsatisfactory pre-covid working conditions.
While this phenomenon has been talked about a lot in the media, the big question is will Australia see similar employment trends in 2022?
Graham Wynn, the Founder and Director of Superior People Recruitment, does not believe that we will see the great resignation happening in Australia.
“My opinion is, we have a much more loyal workforce than other countries, and many people who have retained their jobs during Covid, do feel a sense of loyalty to their employer. We are seeing changes in hospitality/retail, as people who left those industries, are now looking at other options to give them more sector and stability.” Graham elaborated further saying that “these people are not resigning, as most are currently out of work.” which paints a slightly different picture.
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