Quiet quitting is not just a symptom of post-pandemic burnout. It’s the result of people questioning their priorities and reevaluating the personal pros and cons of their employment.
The pandemic has led two thirds of employees to reflect on the work they do, with 83% saying “finding meaning in day-to-day work” was a top priority for them. Nearly three fourths (69%) would even change jobs for more fulfillment.
Highly fulfilled employees plan on staying at their organizations 3 years longer than unfulfilled employees.
Employees want more from work. More than a high salary or unique perks and benefits, they want the sense of fulfillment that comes from doing work that has a purpose and feeling that they belong to their workplace community.
Nearly 1 in 3 employees don’t feel fulfilled at work. And this makes them:
Fulfillment is bigger than engagement or job satisfaction. Four main factors strongly influence fulfillment:
Organizations that meet employees’ needs in these four areas will help employees find fulfillment.
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