By Julie Neal, Corporate Communications and PR Specialist for Express Employment Professionals International Headquarters
Many Americans had big plans going into 2020 of finishing school and entering the workforce as a top candidate or returning to college for additional training to get a promotion. But then, the COVID-19 pandemic hit and put everything on hold.
In a recently released survey from The Harris Poll, commissioned by Express Employment Professionals, 15% of U.S. adults know someone who dropped out of primary or secondary school, while 35% know someone who dropped out of the workforce entirely during the pandemic.
And only a slight majority (56%) say the U.S. is taking the right steps to help students recover.
So, what can you do to make sure you aren’t left behind after the pandemic fully subsides? (more…)