Workforce Logiq’s exclusive Workforce Management Benchmark Report offers a predictive, quarterly snapshot of talent volatility across major industries, job functions, metropolitan statistical areas (MSAs), and states.
Q2 key findings include:
The pandemic continues to drive a nation-wide jolt in worker volatility; the total number of workers in the top volatility categories is now up +41% since the 2019 Annual Benchmark report.
The Engineer category jumped into the Top 5, up from #11, with a volatility growth rate nearly doubled from the Q1 report. Many tech-related companies, both large and small, are scaling back development during the pandemic.
Doctor/Medicine category had a troubling increase over Q2, jumping +51% points, from -39% below the national average in Q1 to +12% above in Q2.
New York, at +28% above the national average, continues to have the highest workforce volatility ranking; however, its rate of increase has significantly slowed.
D.C. moved to the #2 position in state-specific volatility.
Accommodation and Food Services experienced one of the largest percentage of improvements in Q2 (-8%), a +19% point swing from one of the highest benchmarks in Q1.
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