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Understanding America’s Labor Shortage: The Most Impacted Industries

"The pandemic caused a major disruption in America’s labor force—something many have referred to as The Great Resignation. In 2021, more than 47 million workers quit their jobs, many of whom were in search of an improved work-life balance and flexibility, increased compensation, and a strong company culture.

But a closer look at what has happened to the labor force can be better described as ‘The Great Reshuffle’ because hiring rates have outpaced quit rates since November of 2020. So, many workers are quitting their jobs—but many are getting re-hired elsewhere."

This is an excerpt from a U.S. Chamber of Commerce article speaking on the industries most impacted by the labor shortage of 2021. From transportation, to health care, to social assistance, accommodation and many more. To read the full article, click here to be taken to their website!

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