September 23, 2022
Quiet Quitting: How Companies Are Handling the Trend
Until recently, going the extra mile at work was a leadership trait that bosses coveted and workers were eager to demonstrate. The “it’s not my job” mentality was the classic hallmark of a loafer who was content with mediocrity.
But lately, chasing the title of “employee of the month” has fallen down on the list of priorities for workers across the economy, particularly young workers on the bottom rungs of the ladder.
“Quiet quitting” — performing only the duties outlined in the job description and nothing else — has emerged as yet another change in workplace culture that employers are struggling to respond to in the post-Great Resignation world.