A year spent in lockdown has forced many employees to reevaluate their priorities and demand a new work-life balance – with some 40% thinking about leaving their jobs in 2021. While many will look for new employment, others are opting out of a traditional career path altogether. As New York Times technology columnist Kevin Roose explains, even previously risk-averse employees – in particular millennials – are walking away from stable incomes and saying, “YOLO”: you only live once. Employers seeking to retain their talent – as well as anyone hoping to better understand the post-pandemic labor market – will benefit from Roose’s insights.
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Kevin Roose is a technology columnist for The New York Times and author of Futureproof: 9 Rules for Humans in the Age of Automation.
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