Some employees do not want to return to work in offices, so they resign due to dissatisfaction
In March, recruiting firm Robert Half released a survey showing that 50 percent of employed Americans would rather quit their jobs than return to full-time jobs. So, like in the time before the pandemic.
And while this is all just an answer to the questionnaire, in practice it remains to be seen whether this will happen to such an extent. In other words, will the companies insist on returning even though this is not supported by anything regarding the actual business results.
However, one high-profile employee did what 50 percent of Americans say they would do. Ian Goodfellow was Apple’s director of machine learning and resigned due to the company’s policy of slowly preparing to return to the workplace. More specifically, on April 11 this year, Apple introduced one day in the office per week, then two from May 2, and reached three on May 23. Of course, the goal is to ultimately make a full comeback.
An anonymous survey of 650 Apple employees showed that 76 percent of them are not satisfied with such a policy, and 56 percent of them are thinking about quitting because of it. Such a thing should not be surprising, Apple employees can usually find a job the day after they have given it, so they can afford such a thing. That’s why it seems that the richest company in the world will think a little more to please the employees. Nevertheless, through the pandemic and remote work, they enabled the best results in the history of Apple…
Of course, Apple is not the only one that wants to forcibly return employees to their workplaces. But his employees are so lucky that they have the privilege of allowing themselves to resign without stressing too much that after…