We’ve spent the past few months blaming COVID-19 for the Great Resignation, but Marc Detampel claims the pandemic has merely accelerated what was already an emerging trend in the United States. Detampel is the managing director of Felix Global, a Chicago-based firm that offers full-service recruitment, leadership development, career transition and executive search expertise to top employers worldwide. These have all been tremendous challenges for HR leaders over the past year, as they face a turbulent workforce with enhanced expectations on where their work takes place and what defines work/life balance. In this episode of HRD Talk, Detampel analyzes the main contributors to this mass exodus of labor and shares strategies for recruiting and retaining top talent during this extremely competitive market.
Jeffrey L. Bowman, co-founder and CEO of Reframe, urges HR leaders to reevaluate the employee journey
Jafar Owainati, co-founder and CEO of Barley, urges HR leaders to hold nothing back in job postings
Danny Wen, head of strategic partnerships at Findem, foresees increased investment in HR tech solutions
Kira Meinzer, chief people officer at Envoy Global, breaks down the pros and cons of a reduced workweek
Jason Averbook, co-founder and CEO of Leapgen, on how to convince senior leadership to make the investment