Three Myths of the Great Resignation – The Atlantic

The Great Resignation isn’t really about burnout. And it’s not really about what most people think of as resignations. To put it as concisely as possible: The Great Resignation is mostly a dynamic “free agency” period for low-income workers switching jobs to make more money, plus a moderate surge of early retirements in a pandemic.

​The most succinct and relatable terms I’ve seen discussing “The Great Resignation.”