It’s not surprising how quiet quitting might affect managers’ trust in flexible working culture. Businesses have started to ask their employees to come back to the office for the fear of employees slacking off quietly at their home office. With burnout as one of the main contributions to quiet quitting, is asking employees working from the office a wise decision to mitigate the risks of quiet quitting?
To fully understand the definition and context of quiet quitting, to put it planly, it can be translated as a form of employee disengagement. This phenomena is the result of various different reasons such as unfair pay, extremely overloaded workload, poor workplace boundaries, and more. In plain words, quiet quitting encourages employees to do their bare minimum to complete their work, and resist going above and beyond. Popularized by one of the currently booming social media platforms, TikTok, quiet quitting like it’s name, is a rather less aggressive movement against bad workplaces and bosses that don’t value their employees time and effort fairly. Still, the negative impact of quiet quitting to organizations cannot be underestimated.
It is beyond question that Cryptocurrency is really catching our eyes these recent years. It has a lot of potential and benefits to fit the 4.0 digital transformation. But employers need to keep in mind that to become utilize cryptocurrency as a payroll, they need to master the knowledge about the trade market, the cryptocurrency’s conversion value, trading procedures, wallet policies and securities, and most importantly labor legal law. Apart from the issues mentioned above, the potential risks, the data security, and its volatility are the essential matters when dealing with cryptocurrency.
Job scammers, or can be identified with a more professional term is “Cyber criminals”, appear when they trick victims to believe they are doing a dream job that resolves the victim’s difficult situation. This matter has happened for a long time yet modern technology made the scam more delicate and lucrative. They can disguise themselves as legitimate employers, fake a company website, and create fake job recruiting on online job platforms that have high user traffic rates. A victim of the job scam can face the following situations as consequences:
Your employees are just starting their journey with your organization. They are just as excited as you to embark on their new journey as you are to welcome them to be part of the team. Before the pandemic, your new hires will come to the office for their first day and finally meet their colleagues for the first time, get introduced to the whole department, and have a little tour of the office before they get to know their role better on the training. But it’s not like that to onboard your remote team.
One of the biggest myths of remote working is that employees lie around in their room watching Netflix or having a Monday brunch instead of working on their share of responsibility. But the truth is, the benefit of remote working is that remote workforce is now able to do all those while maintaining their working performance. On-site employees are able to show up from 9 to 5, five days a week, and yet they are most likely struggling to optimize their productivity compared to the remote employees.
Counterintuitively, with the backlog in resignations, the number of burnout workers is increasing. With the vaccine starting to become widely available earlier this year, it indicates that the economy will start to recover. As burnout becomes one of the predictors of resignation, many workers decided to take their time off this year despite the bounce back in the economy.