It has often been said that while the pandemic accelerated plenty of trends in the world of work, most of them were already well underway.
The Employer/Employee loyalty relationship of the past no longer exists. More talent and resources are coming from outside of the United States, and wealth is shifting there, as well, introducing greater competition.
Talent goes where it wants – employees no longer move to the workplace. Indeed, most are going where they are being grown, no longer interested in purely transactional positions. Instead, they require personal development opportunities as well.