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Even Your Boss Wants to Quit


'buh bye' on desk plate

Recent research points to increasing quit rates among executives, Deloitte says.

Credit: Sarah Grillo / Axios

The Great Resignation is seeping into the corner office, with 70% of C-level executives telling Deloitte pollsters that they seriously might resign for a job that better supports their well-being.

A report released by Deloitte and market research firm Workplace Intelligence found that C-suite executives feel as frazzled and depressed as the workers who report to them. In a poll conducted in February, 76% of higher-ups said the pandemic has negatively affected their overall health. And 81% said improving their own equilibrium is more important than advancing their career right now.

C-suite burnout could potentially translate to more enlightened workplace benefits and policies — or not, as an economic downturn puts more focus on the bottom line.

From Axios
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