“COVID-19 pandemic has no doubt fundamentally changed the economy, including the AEC industry. One of the greatest impacts has been on employment. In April, May, and June of this year, an average of 4 million individuals quit their jobs, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Particularly hard hit has been the professional services sector. So, what’s going on?

Christened the “Great Resignation” by business pundits, this phenomenon stems from a wide range of reasons. Some workers are leaving for greener pastures, lured by better pay or remote-friendly working conditions. Others have decided to take matters into their own hands and start their own businesses. Still others are quitting with no firm plans, confident they can find a better job as the economy rebounds.”

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