Let’s call it the month of trends. After the crying CEO and quiet quitting, it is time to discuss The Great Regret. I first came across the term on the HR Famous podcast and a quick internet search later, discovered a whole host of statistics and articles (mostly US focused) on job switchers experiencing regret … Continue reading The Great Regret & Second chances
2021 was a year unlike any other. For one, it felt a lot like 2020: it began with hope of the economy returning to pre-pandemic times with vaccinations and travel; ended with yet another variant dampening spirits. January began with GameStop stealing headlines. News then moved to cryptocurrency with Elon Musk’s tweets and El Salvador … Continue reading 2021 Year in Review: The 3 big ones
I just got off a call with one of my HR peers. Like always, our conversation opened with her favourite question–‘what’s keeping you up at night regarding work?’. In the past, I’ve been successful in limiting myself to one thing (I sleep like a baby). However, for the first time, I found myself rattling off … Continue reading What’s keeping you up at night?
I’ve written about the great resignation before. It has all the elements every HR professional’s nightmare is made of–mass exodus, disgruntled employees and the constant fear of losing the next top talent. I was recently asked about the one significant transformation that the pandemic had brought in and while there have been many, the one … Continue reading It’s all about the money, honey!
Two stories and both left an impression on me long before the term ‘The Great Resignation’ began making waves. Last month, my housemate left a well-paying job, his friends and a familiar life to move to an unknown country, join a startup and take a pay cut - all because he decided something needed to … Continue reading The Great Resignation