The Great Resignation emerged in 2021 as employees did some deep soul-searching post-pandemic and decided to seek greener pastures. It is estimated that nearly 50 million American workers left their jobs in 2021 and an additional 50.5 million in 2022.
For the past year the threat of a recession has been looming. And while the job market remains strong, the willingness employees are showing to take a leap into something new is softening. This has created a dynamic in the employee-employer relationship, which is being called the “Quiet Quit.”
Bobbi D. Kelly, Director-in-Charge, Talent Advisory, provides her insight on how companies can tackle the quiet quitting phenomenon.