043: Quiet Quitting: Should You Worry About This New Workplace Trend?

What is 'quiet quitting'?

This topic has been popular on TikTok lately, in which employees share videos commenting about doing the bare minimum required at work. If you're an HR professional, you might have dealt with low team engagement before - quiet quitting is just a new term for an old concept. But what does this trend tell us about leadership, company culture, and employee engagement in 2022?

Srikant Chellappa, CEO of Engagedly, joins Joey and Sommer to discuss all you need to know about quiet quitting: why it happens, identifying potential 'quiet quitters' in the workplace, and a few tips on how to improve employee engagement and company culture. 

Sommer and Joey also explain the top ten audits HR departments should know about. While nothing could scare an employer more than the word 'audit,' there are several ways your small business can benefit from conducting internal audits. Tune in to find out more!

 

Key Takeaways 

  • What is quiet quitting? (00:00)
  • Why quiet quitting might be a bad idea for employees (06:53)
  • How to identify potential 'quiet quitters' in the workplace (10:22)
  • The best strategies to prevent employee disengagement (13:12)
  • Top 10 audits every HR department should do (20:27)
  • The importance of auditing employee files (27:27)
  • One audit that many employers don't know about (30:50)

 

Additional Resources

📰 Article in question: 

https://www.shrm.org/resourcesandtools/hr-topics/employee-relations/pages/viewpoint-quiet-quitting-is-about-bad-bosses-not-bad-employees.aspx

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