Maybe the employee said something or gave signs, but leadership just wasn't listening closely enough? The rise in quiet quitting can be attributed to managers not having the correct tools to listen successfully and understand what's happening inside their companies, especially when the team is working remotely.

Quit quitting is not new. The difference before was that people were physically present, so it was not quiet; it was something that you noticed. People have always quit or stopped being motivated to work or were too burnt out to put any more effort at the office, but maybe being in the same room helped us notice

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