Companies who have treated their workforce well during these difficult times and are offering work-life balance solutions are also most likely to be first in line to add to their teams and gain great staff. (Photo: fizkes/

It is hard to read anything about the job market at the moment without hearing the phrase “The Great Resignation.” This refers to the amount of employees that are switching jobs. While this is problematic if you are losing good employees, there is an outstanding opportunity right now for companies to attract great talent. Employees who are resigning are not leaving the workforce, but rather they are seeking better opportunities and accepting new jobs. They are migrating to businesses and companies who they feel will better value them. If your offers are getting accepted you might view this scenario as “The Great Acceptance.”

This job migration is indeed happening at a healthy rate. People have changed the way they view their work and their employer relationships. We are seeing the greatest employee retention in companies that are listening to their employees and designing return to work strategies that take that feedback into account.

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