LEXINGTON, Ky. (FOX 56) — As the economy has started to recover from the COVID-19 pandemic there has been a surge of job openings, yet employers have reportedly had a challenge with filling positions. This phenomenon has been dubbed the “Great Resignation”.
Although high resignation rates have been reported across the country, the frequency at which this occurs differs from state to state.
Wallethub analyzed the resignation rate in the latest month, and from the past 12 months in each state to rank which ones have experienced the highest rate.
According to Wallethub’s findings, Kentucky ranks as the state with the second highest resignation rate, recording 4.40% in the last month and 3.80% in the last 12.
The only state surpassing Kentucky is Georgia, according to Wallethub, with a resignation rate of 4.80% in the latest month and 3.98% in the last 12.
Here is an interactive guide on where each state ranks in terms of resignation: