It should go without saying that the U.S. workforce’s position has been tenuous since the onset of COVID-19. The pandemic kicked off with record-high unemployment rates, then took a turn last spring when the Great Resignation gave way to 33 million Americans leaving their jobs voluntarily.
Now? Employees have the high ground and can demand more from company leaders. That advantageous position means companies and recruiters should prioritize values like employee appreciation to enjoy the fruits of this qualified, available wave of talent.
And gratitude isn’t something that’s simply nice to have — it can yield positive, tangible results. According to recent research, high-performing teams receive twice the amount of appreciation from
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