Executives are so surprised when employees quit without notice or when jobseekers don’t show up for the first day of work. Smart HR executives will dig into the causal factors behind these recent trends to understand why such surprises are so commonplace today.
The volume of conversations that are being had about “quiet quitting” is the alarm ringing about the need for us, as leaders, to re-think our employees’ work experience, says Katherine Loranger, Chief People Officer at Safeguard Global.
As we debate and deliberate the new forms of working across the business landscape, we cannot overlook the need to strengthen formal working arrangements and advocate the rights of the informal workforce.
Quiet quitting is all over the media, but quiet firing is the new phenomenon that is shifting focus to how employers treat their staff. People Matters spoke to industry experts to find out what it takes for both employees and employers not to be a part of this trend and what this means for the future of work.
Businesses across the world are struggling to reconcile teamwork and employee satisfaction with return-to-work mandates stirring up a hornet's nest for workers trying to reclaim a well-founded work-life balance.