More workers are quitting their jobs, and that’s a good thing


(SOURCE: WALL STREET JOURNAL)

That’s actually a sign that the labor market is improving: in recessions, people are inclined to hold onto their jobs, because employment prospects are so dim, so more “quits” are a sign of economic optimism. What’s more, quits create job openings, and companies have slowly become more inclined to fill fresh vacancies with new workers.

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