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3.7 million more people would have quit their jobs by now if not for the pandemic

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A whole lot of people have been quitting their jobs in the past months, but it’s still lower than the number who would’ve quit in a pandemic-free world. 

That’s because there’s still 3.7 million “missing quits,” according to Daniel Zhao, a senior economist at Glassdoor.

“Basically, I just looked at what quits were trending like in 2019 and looked at the shortfall during the pandemic, because, of course, quits had dropped pretty significantly during the pandemic,” Zhao told Insider.

In essence, he looked at that shortfall to see how much voluntary turnover didn’t happen during the pandemic. That details ⇒

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