By Bailey Penrose, Employer Services Account Manager
We live in a tongue-in-cheek era. Public officials engaging in sly humor during press conferences, memes highlighting current events, comic strips poking at both politicians and policies, irreverent bumper stickers about social issues… the list goes on. It seems like a point is better made with a punch line. I don’t mind this as it makes me chuckle quite frequently. However, the one-two punch of the ambiguous definition of the word ‘Great’ I would be happy to leave behind.
I would love to a have a great day! A great event of much import makes me want to hyperventilate into a paper bag.
We’ve all had a rough couple of years, and to cap it off we’re now dealing with another ‘Great’. The ‘Great Recession’, as it’s become known, is a reality for many right now and may stick around as we see how the shifting employment landscape settles.
Adria Horn, executive vice president of workforce at Tilson, and an army veteran who has served five tours of duty overseas, has a compelling theory about why we’re seeing this employee mass migration. She explores her theory, and the potential outcomes of this most recent ‘Great’, in a thought-provoking article over at McKinsey & Company.