The “Great Resignation” can become a “Great Awakening” for managing talent

August 25, 2021 | 1 minute read
Albert Qian
Content marketing manager for HCM
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The “Great Resignation” is less about workers no longer wanting to work as it is about them discovering what they want out of their jobs and their careers. The challenges of the last year have helped workers discover that they have more options than they ever thought they did before the pandemic.


At the same time, some businesses are ignoring the new waves of employee feedback, resulting in employees feeling unheard and people leaving their jobs in droves.


From the employers’ standpoint, it’s critical to figure out how to keep good workers since it is more time consuming and expensive to find, recruit, and hire new people than retain existing employees. To do that they need to understand why their people are leaving and how to change policies to make them want to stay.


Emily He, SVP Oracle HCM Marketing, recently shared her thoughts on the four types of “quitters” in the Great Resignation and how to make them stay in an article on Insider.


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Albert Qian

Content marketing manager for HCM

Albert Qian is the senior content marketing manager for the Oracle Cloud HCM Campaigns team and the editor-in-chief for this blog. He's passionate about telling the story of HR technology and how it can create better workforces.

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