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The Big Quit: Why are Gen Zs and Millennials Leaving?

The Great Resignation, also known as the Big Quit, is the ongoing trend of employees voluntarily leaving their jobs, from spring 2021 to the present. 

 

According to the new The Future of Time Global Study from Adobe, Gen Z and millennial workers are at the greatest risk. More than half of Gen Z employees plan to switch jobs in the next year.

 

The Big Quit

 

Assuming salary and job description remain the same, younger workers switch jobs for better work-life balance (Gen Z: 74%; millennials: 78%), more control over work schedule (Gen Z: 66%; millennials: 73%), and ability to work remotely (Gen Z: 63%; millennials: 66%).   

 

What else is different in the needs of younger generations?

 

Here is what 5,500 workers in the United States, the United Kingdom, Germany, France, Australia, New Zealand, and Japan said: 

 

Younger generations struggle with the pressure to be “always on”:

 

Younger generations struggle with the pressure to be “always on”

 

Younger workers feel they are requested to work when they are not most productive:

 

Younger workers feel they are requested to work when they are not most productive

 

Younger generations want better tools that make them more efficient:

 

Younger generations want better tools that make them more efficient

 

Modern workspace is changing. New flexible and technology-enabled ways of working are becoming increasingly important if you’d like to attract and retain young professionals.

 


 

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