Ways to Eliminate Quiet Quitting in your Organization

The top 5 ways to eliminate quiet quitting in your organization

5/22/20222 min read

"Quiet quitting" gained recent popularity as a topic of conversation last year on social media but many of us know that quiet quitting has been around for quite some time. Quiet Quitting refers to when employees disengage from their work and gradually reduce their effort, without formally quitting their job. While quiet quitting is not a new idea, an employer should need to be aware of ways to increase employee engagement and reduce the risk of quiet quitting taking over your organization.

Here are a few tips you can start implementing that can have lasting change:

Start with Communication: Communication is critical to any relationship. Encourage open and transparent communication between employees and managers. Provide employees with an opportunity to give their feedback often and listen to their ideas. You may not be able to implement everything that an employee offers but make sure you help them to understand what can be implemented now and what is not possible at this time. Following up with employees in a timely matter to address their concerns is essential.

Provide Opportunities for Growth & Development: Investing in your employees’ professional development shows them how much you value them and their contributions to your organization. Provide training and advancement opportunities to help employees develop in a way that increases their future within and outside of the organization.

Foster a Positive Work Environment: Evaluate your current corporate culture. Survey your employees to assess their levels of feelings of inclusivity and belonging with the organization. Employees spend much of their day at work. It is essential to make sure you are creating an environment they look forward to coming to every day.

Provide Competitive Compensation and Benefits: This is an employee market. Make sure you are benchmarking your positions and salary to ensure you are offering a competitive compensation structure. Evaluate which benefits your employees are not using and repurpose those funds for creative compensation or in-demand benefits. It is critical to ensure that your employees feel fairly compensated for their work and that your organization's benefits meet their needs.

Encourage Work-Life Balance: Work-Life Balance starts at the top. When are leaders sending emails? Consider using delay send instead of sending late-night emails. Provide flexible schedules, remote work alternatives, and paid time off to help employees maintain a healthy balance between work and personal life.

Remember, reducing quiet quitting requires a holistic approach that considers the needs and motivations of your employees.