Amp spotlight: The “talent drain” has transformed the company-employee relationship beyond working from home and freelancing

For the majority of 2021, near-record rates of workers were quitting their jobs each and every month. Some were reshuffling to companies offering better pay or flexibility, but millions were just burning out—no longer willing to stay on the hamster wheel—and prioritizing their mental and physical health during the pandemic. All told, some 38 million Americans quit their jobs last year.

Kate Weiss, global HR business partner at UM, has also helped her team adjust to new hiring timeframes. “From a recruitment perspective, we’ve made excellent strides in solving traditional issues such as interview rounds taking too long, feedback being delayed or friction in the process for candidates,” she says. “This has helped us create a faster, more efficient experience for candidates and hiring managers.”

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