Careers Derailed Due to COVID-19

By Robert Half on April 30, 2021 at 4:00pm


38% of workers feel their career has stalled since the start of the pandemic.

This jumps to 66% for Gen Z professionals.

59% of employers put promotions on hold due to the pandemic.

As a result, 78% are worried about staff retention.


Nearly 1 in 3 professionals who experienced a shift in feelings toward work due to the pandemic want to pursue a more fulfilling job.

Source: Robert Half surveys of more than 2,800 workers and more than 2,800 senior managers in the U.S

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