‘Quiet quitting’ is the summer’s hottest workplace trend. It’s spurred thousands of social media posts on TikTok and elsewhere. But what is it exactly? And what if your staff are doing it? FT features writer Emma Jacobs and columnist Pilita Clark join Working It host Isabel Berwick to discuss. Is ‘quiet quitting’ simply a triumph of alliteration over information or does it tell us something useful about workplace attitudes that have come out of the pandemic?

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A tongue-in-cheek FT guide to ‘quiet quitting’:

https://www-ft-com.ezproxy.cul.columbia.edu/content/c5cddb3a-dcf8-4ef8-a1c2-ed866c214d2b

Has work become a four-letter word?

https://www-ft-com.ezproxy.cul.columbia.edu/content/93435e72-d05b-4061-b6ff-05b9cbd76f0a

Interviewing amid economic uncertainty:

https://www-ft-com.ezproxy.cul.columbia.edu/content/682b3062-8c78-4962-ac23-6fafe2af16f2

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