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A new culture work has been quietly spreading offices, factories and workplaces worldwide. Workers are increasingly embracing the concept "quiet quitting". This emerging phenomenon entails workers slowly abandoning doing things that are not part their contract. The website defines quiet quitting as follows: "Quiet quitting is the process coming to work to achieve the minimum requirements your role in the time that you're there, then leaving. No offers overtime, no stepping outside your designated obligations, no going the extra mile. It's the silent withdrawal extra labor to mitigate what are perceived as unreasonable pressures."

Quiet quitting has increased popularity the coronavirus pandemic. People are reassessing their attitudes towards work. They have decided to achieve a more fulfilling work-life balance, and focus avoiding job burnout. Workers are jettisoning unpaid duties they once voluntarily carried in their workplaces. They do the bare minimum and leave five the dot. Some employers are responding with what is being termed as "quiet firing". This is when bosses try to get employees to leave. They do this not raising salaries, disregarding employees' ideas and omitting them meetings. A LinkedIn poll found that 48 per cent employees a survey have seen quiet firing in the workplace.

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