Labour shortages are spreading in many countries. The pandemic opened more than a few eyes to a new realm of possibilities. For many, the time to pursue a new career had come, whereas others decided to "call-it-quits" and enjoy an early retirement. But how much of an impact could these decisions have on the global recovery after the pandemic? This is what experts are scrambling to understand. Delphine Strauss takes a closer look into the 'labour crisis' and how the world will need to adapt should these trend changes become the new normal.