Welt: Quiet Quitting, The new soft spot of Generation Z
Stefan Beutelsbacher discusses the ins and outs of quiet quitting.
« Many young Americans do only the bare minimum on the job. This is called « quiet quitting, » and many call it a silent resignation. Others see it as a new Generation Z quirk, an excuse to go to yoga early. What’s really behind it? »
Stefan Beutelsbacher, US-Correspondent, researched the Quiet Quitting conversation and spoke with Koen Blanquqart on his views on this phenomenon. The article is behind the paywall of Welt (in German).
Blanquart runs a management consulting firm in New York and is considered an expert on the post-Corona work environment.
« But what leads to this quiet quitting? Blanquart sees several reasons. Problems with the boss, for example. A feeling of isolation in the home office. A salary that is perceived as too low. Or simply a lack of interest in the job. (…) »
Koen Blanquart is an author, keynote speaker, and strategy consultant. Being a digital nomad, Koen operates worldwide, while he considers New York his home base. In his most recent book, Koen gathered tips and methods of digital nomads to manage a remote workforce and hybrid work. Koen explains how asynchronous and remote work is critical in creating a high-performance workforce in his most recent book. Whenever Koen finds a chance, he’s out and about with his camera.