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2022 in Review: Changes in Employment and Employer Demand in the Ann Arbor Region

January 18, 2023 Talent
2022 in Review Employment Report

Since March 2020, the coronavirus pandemic has impacted every aspect of our lives, including the way we do business. Many businesses in our region have weathered the storm and in doing so, have had to learn how to pivot and adapt nearly every aspect of their operations on the fly. In 2022, talent acquisition and retention became top of mind for many businesses as the labor market tightened and the Great Resignation continued to impact nearly all industries. The Great Resignation refers to the decisions made by 47+ million workers to voluntarily quit their jobs in 2021 and 2022, seemingly because of — or at least due in part by — the ongoing pandemic.