Great resignation isn’t slowing and may persist

Pedestrians walk past a "Now Hiring” sign in Arlington, Virginia, on March 16, 2022. - The US unemployment rate has fallen to below four percent, but many companies have continued to report challenges finding staff. Some 11.3 million jobs remained open in January, according to Labor Department figures. (Photo by Stefani Reynolds / AFP)

NEW YORK: The Great Resignation shows no sign of easing and a dwindling supply of workers may be here to stay, according to Randstad NV, a global provider of employment services.

Fewer people in the job market, underpinned by a long-term demographic trend, is allowing talented workers to have more options and they’re going where their needs are met, said Sander van ‘t Noordende, who took over as chief executive officer of the Dutch company.

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