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HR Glossary

HR terms frequently used by HR professionals.

Quiet quitting

What is quietquitting?

Quiet quitting is a rising trend where employees refuse to go over and above their duties in the job description.

What’s the reason employees are quiet quitting?

The underlying source of quiet quitting can be rooted in a lack of boundaries in the workplace, continuously adding extra hours and efforts to match workload, unclear job descriptions, and poor management styles.

What can HR leaders do to prevent quiet quitting?

HR leaders can prevent quiet quitting but helping teams to set clear boundaries and working agreements so they can work and have a personal life in a balanced way. In addition, continuous feedback from employees on how they feel at work can help HR leaders gain many insights into why other people in the organization aren’t as happy.

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