More Than One-Quarter of Workers Say Pandemic Contributed to a Career Setback, Robert Half Survey Finds

Submitted by Business Link Web on Mon, 05/03/2021 - 09:23

By CNW

According to new research from global staffing firm Robert Half, more than one-quarter of professionals (27 per cent) said their career has stalled since the start of the pandemic — and that number jumps to 55 per cent for those ages 18 to 24. In a separate poll, 49 per cent of senior managers revealed that they postponed promoting top performers due to the COVID-19 pandemic, and 61 per cent of those respondents worry about staff retention as a result.

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