Gen Z isn’t ‘quiet quitting’—they’re grappling with a lack of interpersonal connection
14 Mar 2023
People have claimed that Gen Z workers are “quiet quitting.” That is, doing the bare minimum to maintain their position at work.
This behavior isn’t explained by some stark generational divide that’s left young people devoid of ambition while their seasoned counterparts maintain a no-nonsense work ethic that’s driven them forward for years. No, a lack of work ethic isn’t to blame—but a lack of interpersonal connection and belonging in the workplace may very well be.