May Message from AmCham CEO

It’s time to stop turtling up

Recent research from Yale confirms what many of us suspected: our professional and personal networks have shrunk during the pandemic. What may be surprising is the delta of the decrease: about 16% — or more than 200 people — on average, and that it has impacted men more severely.

A shrinking network is bad for employees and bad for companies.


For companies, smaller networks reduce creativity and innovation. Organisations with employees who feel unconnected are at risk of high turnover or even fraud and negligence. For employees, a decreasing network makes developing important work connections, finding a new job, being promoted, or progressing in a career less likely...

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