During the last couple of years in this coronavirus atmosphere, we've experienced a wide range of emotions. Seen entirely new economic landscapes. Witnessed loss and several different levels. And, have had to make some extremely difficult choices.

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One of those choices was most likely leaving a career in search of something new. But why? Why did you leave? If it wasn't because the job you loved so much wasn't scuttled due to COVID-19, what was the reason?

Recently in a Talker article, survey numbers show a record number of workers leaving their jobs. They refer to it as The Great Resignation.

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The majority of workers who chose to leave did so because of professional reasons.

In the Talker survey, millennials found better pay, work/life balance, and better working conditions.

For many benefits is a deal-breaker. Growth opportunity is huge and having a new job versus a better position at the same company made their decision easier to leave.

Right now employers are getting an ear full about what people want out of job.

I can understand wanting better benefits and better pay. But a mental health day?

Sioux Falls and the state of South Dakota have championed the fight of putting people to work.

Take a look at us America.

From Frybread to Pheasants - Here are South Dakota's Official State Things

Every state in our nation has chosen things that represent the state in one way or another to be official state things. Like a flower, or animal. South Dakota is no different.

The Mount Rushmore has a state flower. But did you know we also have a state tree and a state fish? Yes, we even have a state code.

Here is what we have so far in Wyoming. Thanks to the South Dakota Secretary of State's Office for the info: