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From more flexible work arrangements to revamped benefits packages to a renewed focus on people-centric policies, employers have made many significant adjustments in the workplace over the past few years to accommodate evolving employee expectations. The social contract between employers and employees has changed profoundly, and it will continue to evolve in the coming months and years.  

A Pew Research Center survey of people who had quit their jobs during the pandemic found that 45% cited a need for greater flexibility as a factor in their decision. Even more said they left because they felt disrespected or perceived a lack of advancement opportunities. Microsoft’s 2022 Work Trend Index annual report found that more than 40% of employees plan to leave their positions in the coming year.  

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