In the midst of the pandemic, the Great Resignation shook the American workforce. Between April and September 2021, a record 24 million Americans resigned from their jobs. Employers were left desperate for staff, offering attractive signing bonuses and wage bumps. Still, many employees held out for more attractive proposals. Scores of employers were left scratching their heads and wondering why.
Revelio Labs—a provider of workplace intelligence—supplies data that gives some insight. Revelio analyzed 34 million online employee profiles as well as company reviews to identify U.S. workers who left their employers for any reason between April and September 2021 and the reasons why they left.