‘Many reasons for the Great Resignation, from self-exploration to boredom and FOMO’

Ashraf Engineer

November 16, 2022

The ‘Great Resignation’ is well and truly on. Several people are quitting their jobs, choosing to prioritise themselves, their passions or simply dump the traditional definition of achievement for whatever counts as happiness for them. A recent study said 86% of employees plan to resign this year with 61% willing to accept a lower salary or forgo a promotion for overall well-being and happiness. This trend is likely to continue across industries, seniority and age groups. What does this mean for industry and what are the mindset changes we’re seeing in talent? S Venkatesh, a human resources veteran and President – Group HR for RPG Enterprises, speaks to All Indians Matter.