Calendar with I Quit! Statistics show the greatest increase in resignation rates come from those between the ages of 30 to 45 with an increase of more than 20% between 2020 and 2021. (Photo: Shutterstock)

The COVID-19 pandemic has changed the way people view their typical 9 to 5 jobs. According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, 4 million Americans quit their jobs in July 2021. Oftentimes, people quit after experiencing a life-changing event, and the coronavirus has upset many lives with businesses having to shut down completely or switch to remote work. The U.S now has a record number of job openings and employers are faced with two challenges: looking for ways to retain their current employees and enticing new talent to come on board.

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