Viewpoint: Younger workers are already fed up 

As the Great Resignation trudges on, younger workers are expressing their dissatisfaction with the status quo of work, Lara Williams wrote in Bloomberg Nov. 28. 

Generation Z and millennials are already feeling stressed and burnt out at work, prompting worries for the future of the workforce. New study data shows that more than half of workers between 16 and 25 years old in the U.K. reported feeling burnout sometimes or often. Other workers also reported working conditions worsening since the onset of the pandemic, so the burnout and stress may be pandemic-induced and temporary, Ms. Williams wrote. 

Data from a page called r/antiwork on discussion website Reddit shows its subscribers have dramatically increased in the last few weeks. Many of the screenshots shared on the site show exchanges with bad managers and bosses. Poor management is also cited as one of the key reasons for workers quitting their jobs, according to Ms. Williams. 

Even though the labor market remains tight, many employees are holding out for quality jobs that suit them, and employers continue to be picky.

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