In recent months, much ink has been spilled over the rising numbers of people leaving their jobs. As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to disrupt the workplace and the global economy, the wave of resignations is just another sign of the change. The trend originated in the U.S. in early 2021 and has been reshaping the global labor market ever since. It has simply become impossible to ignore the statistics. Recent data shows that 4 million workers in the U.S. quit their jobs in April 2021, and another 4.4 million in September. Who is driving this shift? And why?
About the hosts
As Partner and President, Americas Markets, Lois is responsible for driving sales growth in the Americas, working across Industries and Markets. In addition, Lois is the IEB executive responsible for global sales management, reporting on new client acquisition, client retention, sales pipeline and other areas that provides one global view of our sales activity. Lois has worked in the technology industry for over 30 years as a Delivery Executive, Product Owner, Business Unit Executive and Sales Executive, and has served clients across the globe, including India, Australia, Europe, and North America.
Jeanne Cuff is an Associate Director in the Governance Services-Managed Services organization who brings a broad set of experiences to support ISG clients. Jeanne has over 20 years of senior leadership and consulting roles in operations, human resources, network and SaaS.
Missy Lawrence is a Culture & Change-Leadership expert with a passion for organizational effectiveness and human capital optimization. A recognized speaker and executive coach leading our Americas Operating Models Capability, Missy’s distinct competency is in corporate culture, Executive Coaching, Product Models & Mindset, and cultural change-leadership programs. Her zeal for agile and product team dynamics, C-suite coaching, and empowering psychologically safe environments have landed her on Business First’s Top 40 under 40 Professionals for her Digital Culture and Human Behavior Dynamics Playbooks. Her 20 years of experience are grounded in Brain-based Leadership, Operating Models, IT HRBP, Neuroscience, HCM, HR Mergers and Acquisitions, Organizational Effectiveness & OD, Culture Change, CMMI, enterprise agility, DevOps, and Productizing/Product Oriented Delivery in a variety of industries.