Tackling the great resignation — are you a leader people want to work for?
It’s no secret that it’s an employee-driven job market. According to a survey conducted by LinkedIn, 74 percent of those surveyed indicated that the time spent at home during the pandemic had caused them to rethink their current work situation. In the UK, job vacancies soared to an all-time high in July, with available posts surpassing one million for the first time.
There is a simple solution to the Great Resignation and it’s for you and me to be great leaders. Put simply, great leaders attract and retain great people who want to work for them. So how do you become a leader people not only want to work for, but will go the extra mile for?
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Based in London and with over 24 years’ global experience, Karen Thomas-Bland is often cited as one of the top business transformation and M&A integration consultants and coaches in the world. She is a trusted advisor to boards, executive teams and investors, having led complex, enterprise-wide turnarounds and integrations to $105bn turnover. She writes for many publications including The Times, FT, Association of MBAs and Management Today.