Peter Bridges, senior managing director at the Townsend Search Group in Birmingham, an executive search firm, said the pandemic has been an opportunity for people to self-reflect.

“Executives are no exception,” Bridges said. He said in 2020, the firm saw a “surprising” number of people choose to retire.

“We also saw people take roles that maybe were a bit more modest relative to their prior career trajectory,” Bridges said.


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