Why employers shouldn’t sweat ‘quiet quitting’ — they should support it

Female worker sat at her desk looking fed up in front of her laptop

What is quiet quitting?

So what does quiet quitting look like in practice?

  • Saying no to projects that aren’t part of your job description
  • Leaving work on time
  • Refusing to answer calls, emails or Slack messages after hours
  • A change in mentality that means you’re less emotionally invested

Burnout from that hustle culture mentality

A reaction to the blurred lines of remote working

Going above and beyond — what’s in it for me?



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