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White-collar staff are braver and more bullish as job markets recover

Post-lockdown resignation intent is on the rise as labour shortages are now creating options for skilled staff

Michael Kahn

Having hunkered down at home and clung on to his job through the 2020 lockdowns, Dutch IT worker Benito Castillion is now on the hunt for a career-enhancing move — and it’s a shift of perspective he shares with millions of white-collar staff worldwide.

Based in Prague, the 46-year-old has updated his LinkedIn profile and started attending virtual job fairs.

“If the pay is right and there is a good opportunity to switch jobs I’d be willing to take the risk,” he said. “Now I see companies are willing to pay a bit more. That is important now.”..

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