You’ve heard it said, maybe even joined a conversation about it — the idea that people just don’t want to work anymore. It’s hogwash. The real story is that workers have options, and they won’t work for firms they don’t respect and who don’t respect them back. Larry Jones with Entrepreneur has a story on attracting and keeping talented employees.
And can we infer more? For communities looking to attract talented workers into their larger labor pool, maybe it takes more than having jobs available? Maybe it’s about making a place that people respect and are proud to be part of?