Though definitions vary, quiet quitting is the deliberate withholding by an employee of their full potential effort at work.
The Gallup organization calls "quiet quitters" "actively disengaged workers," and their percentage has, in fact, risen in the past two years.
But the "quiet quitter" label is new, enabling the concept to go viral on social media.
Technically, the phrase is misleading. Quiet quitting is explicitly undertaken as an *alternative* to quitting.
But quiet quitting represents a breakdown in communication. And that's the biggest problem. The problem isn't the "quitting" (that isn't quitting). The problem is the "quiet" part.
It's time to communicate. So don't quit on the quiet quitters.