Countless news outlets are reporting on the latest workplace “phenomenon” on Quiet Quitting, but what is it exactly? First, it doesn’t mean someone is actually quitting their job. Quiet quitting can be anything from logging off at exactly 5pm each day, to doing the bare minimum of one’s job requirements, or setting boundaries around work hours, communication preferences, and workloads. It’s a course correction to the hustle culture that has become popular in the corporate workforce – namely by Baby Boomers and Generation X (according to Millennials and Gen Z).
One of our core values at JB is CHALANTⓇ (we made that word up). We get things done, and we help organizations and professionals achieve results. While CHALANTⓇ may appear like hustle-culture, JB’s leadership made sure to redefine CHALANTⓇ when our team began to show signs of burnout in 2020. We looked inward and found best practices from our favorite programs that we offer to our amazing clients. Here are a few takeaways that you can use to nurture your employees who may be “quietly quitting.”