Tag: Quiet Quitting

The Great Mismatch: Navigating a Win-Win Relationship Between Employers & Employees

Finding a new normal in the workplace after Covid-19 has been more difficult than many people expected. Some organizations have demanded a return to the way work was done pre-pandemic. Others have tried to find new, hybrid ways of working or greatly expanded remote work. Much of that is in response to the fact that […]

Combatting “Bare Minimum Mondays”  

“Bare Minimum Mondays” (BMM) is the latest workplace trend to describe declining employee productivity. The fad sweeping workplaces was coined by Maris Jo, a TikTok content creator, who says the idea is to ease into the work week by prioritizing self-care over productivity on Mondays. Bare Minimum Mondays is also linked to the “Sunday Scaries,” […]

How to Use Emotional Intelligence in the Workplace

We live in an ever-changing world and the workplace is no different. From record-high burnout levels to mass layoffs, and fears of a recession, HR leaders have tried on a myriad of hats in an effort to retain talent and keep them engaged, productive, and happy. Still, the workplace remains rampant with buzzwords like The […]

Bare Minimum Mondays

Just when we thought we’d heard enough new terms, a new trend has gained prominence among employees who shirk their responsibilities and their employers. Employees Cutting Back on Commitment “Bare-Minimum Mondays” is a new social media-inspired trend popularized by Marisa Jo Mayes, a TikTok creator and start-up founder. In an article for CNN, Holly Thomas […]

Keeping Younger Workers Engaged

Managers and HR professionals have no doubt heard of the engagement crisis among millennials and Generation Z in the workplace with the rise of terms like “quiet quitting.” Of course, workers in any age group can and certainly do engage in quiet quitting and other symptoms of poor engagement and morale. However, businesses have become […]

How Supportive Benefits Can Help Reduce Turnover

Employee retention will continue to be a hot topic as move forward in 2023. Although the workplace continues to churn out new buzzwords – from the Great Resignation to the Great Regret, Quiet Quitting, and now the Great Breakup – attracting and retaining talent has never been more important. One way to retain and attract […]

Turnoffs: Factors Contributing to Employees’ Declining Job Offers or Leaving Organizations

Despite some high-profile tech layoffs, businesses around the country continue to struggle with high rates of employee attrition and lackluster recruitment efforts. Understanding the drivers of this trend may help employers identify strategies for getting ahead of it and keeping employees—especially top talent—on board. We reached out to business owners and hiring and retention experts […]

Is Quiet Constraint the Latest Headache for Employers?

Every company wants to minimize turnover and improve employee engagement. But along with the recent media buzz about “quiet quitting,” there is an even bigger threat to employee engagement and productivity: “quiet constraint.” Game-changing innovation and ideas exist in the minds of your workforce. But what if your employees are holding back, not speaking up, […]

Disrupting the Quiet Quitting Trope: Practical Steps Employers Can Take to Stem the Tide

The workplace as we know it has been in a state of constant disruption for the past 2 years. The pandemic revolutionized how office-based teams work, with many businesses going on to make remote and flexible working a core part of their workplace culture. According to McKinsey’s American Opportunity Survey, more than half (58%) of […]