• 'Nobody wants to work anymore': How a simple phrase became the oversimplified scapegoat for every problem plaguing the American labor market

    4 days ago - By Business Insider

    A Starbucks location in Wyomissing, Pennsylvania offered a variety of additional incentives to new hires, including "Free College" and "Free Spotify."
    Ben Gilbert / Insider
    On a recent trip to Pennsylvania, I heard the phrase "Nobody wants to work anymore" over and over.
    The phrase has become common since businesses began reopening fully this past spring.
    Like so many other memes in 2021, this one began on TikTok and quickly spread across the US.
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