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Description: Have you heard of this trend called “quiet quitting?” Workers don’t actually leave their jobs, but they adopt a sort of work-to-rule mentality, setting up boundaries on things like working overtime. Melissa Nightingale, a management trainer, says employees are, in effect, saying “We don’t want to work in the same way we’ve always worked, and we’re looking for something a little bit different.”

Date: August 29, 2022



Discussion points:

1) Were you aware of this trend called quiet quitting? Did you see any instances of it in your summer employment?

2) How might you use the advice of career coach Emily Rezkalla, as quoted in the article, to help you in upcoming job interviews?

3) Page 1-4 of Wiley’s Financial Accounting: Tools for Business Decision-Making introduces the subject of ethical behaviour. What might be some ethical issues for both the employer and the employee with quiet quitting?

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