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Voices of Resignation: Understanding why workers choose non-employment

Voices of Resignation: Understanding why workers choose non-employment

Publish Date: October 27, 2017

If the adage is true that it's easier to find a job when you have a job, what factors would compel a person to walk away from employment? Is it ever reasonable to quit a job without having another? 

Of the 170,000 people in the Pittsburgh region who leave a job every quarter, nearly half leave without having another job in the works. Their reasons vary, but for these job seekers, the decision to leave was well considered and reasonable. 

In this report, Partner4Work explores the reasons job seekers leave one job without having another and provides employers with a greater understanding of these choices.