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Coping With Quiet Quitting: How To Create Balance in the Workplace

Quiet quitting has become a bit of a trend in recent years. Ever since the COVID-19 pandemic began forcing people to re-evaluate their worth, many offices and workplaces have been losing employees as they quietly resign to find a better fit for their lives.

Some employees may believe that quiet quitting is empowering as they look ahead to find a more suitable work-life balance. But the truth is, a toxic workplace will force out the best of employees, including faithful employees that have been working in a position for many years.

Responding to Quiet Quitting in the Workplace

Employers can work to create a more suitable workplace environment by implementing several strategies. And the more an employer can offer balance to the team, the lesser the chances of quiet quitting or high turnover.

A few tactics a company can implement to reduce quiet quitting are:

  • Create balance through flexible hours or remote options
  • Encourage creativity and allow employees to bring in new ideas
  • Offer competitive advantages for growth
  • Be flexible

Quit quitting is also a sign of a toxic work environment. And unless the source of this discontent is isolated and corrected, a company may find it difficult to retain quality personnel.

Keep Employee Mental Health in Mind

Keeping employees in good spirits is a sign of a compassionate company, and of an inclusive work environment. And taking an interest in ensuring that employees are in good mental health is an attractive feature that many employees look for.

Ellie Mental Health is passionate about teaching others how to cope with mental health issues, and inspiring people to create new ways to promote positive mental health.

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