Business View Magazine | Volume 8, Issue 11

17 BUSINESS VIEW MAGAZINE VOLUME 8, ISSUE 11 By Jill Butler, Founder & CEO of RedKey Realty Leaders St. Louis The Great Resignation. By now, business leaders in every industry have begun to feel its impacts as over 40% of the global workforce leaves or considers leaving their jobs. After a year and a half of unprecedented challenges, changes, and pivots, people everywhere have reassessed what a fulfilling life looks like for them – and how their careers fit into it. It’s no longer enough just to offer reasonable benefits and market-rate pay. With 20% of workers saying their employer doesn’t prioritize work-life balance, 54% of employees feeling overworked, and 75% of high performers saying the pandemic made them question the potential for career advancement in their current jobs, people are looking at their jobs – and to their employers – to actively promote work-life balance, professional advancement, and more. The good news is that, with the right approach, this vast shift in employee expectations can be a net positive for your business. A more fulfilled staff is a more productive, communicative, and long-lasting one. It’s also one that will spread the word about your company culture, helping to build a pipeline that allows you to stop chasing after the right candidates and start attracting them. The Keystone to Success To attract and retain top employees – whether Stop Chasing, Start Attracting: Recruiting and Retaining Talent During The Great Resignation