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The former CEOs of Merck and American Express on why executives have gone quiet on social issues

May 22, 2024 The former CEOs of Merck and American Express on why executives have gone quiet on social issues Ken Chenault and Ken Frazier talk about the campus protests and the downfall of terms like DEI on the latest episode of the ‘Rapid Response’ podcast. BY Robert Safian As protests continue to engulf college campuses … Continue reading The former CEOs of Merck and American Express on why executives have gone quiet on social issues

Forget Quiet Quitters, Loud Laborers are the ones you least want to work with

  By Lydia Dishman October 01, 2023 Among the trends that have ebbed, flowed, and crashed like waves over our workplaces, one that is shouting to be seen has been there all along. We’re talking about Loud Laborers. You know the type: whether they’re on Zoom or sitting in the next cubicle, they’re keeping a … Continue reading Forget Quiet Quitters, Loud Laborers are the ones you least want to work with

Quiet or I’m quitting: Here’s why your employees are getting so fed up with workplace noise

  By Jennifer Alsever January 26, 2023 Walk into a Bishops Salon in Denver, Tampa, or San Francisco, and you’ll experience a cacophony of sound: vacuum cleaners, hair dryers, thumping music, running water, clanging of spoons and bowls, and conversation—lots of conversations among the 35 to 45 clients who sit for appointments each day. In … Continue reading Quiet or I’m quitting: Here’s why your employees are getting so fed up with workplace noise

‘Quiet quitting’ isn’t the problem. Exhausted workers are just too afraid to leave their jobs

  By Shalene Gupta October 13, 2022 Inflation rose by 9% this June as salaries increased by only 5%. Meanwhile, the housing market is down and employees everywhere are taking stock of their wallets and budgets. Joblist, an AI-powered job search platform, conducted a study of 19,000 job seekers across the United States to get … Continue reading ‘Quiet quitting’ isn’t the problem. Exhausted workers are just too afraid to leave their jobs

We all know about ‘quiet quitting.’ Now there’s ‘quiet firing,’ too

By Stephanie Vozza September 16, 2022 Quiet quitting isn’t the only “quiet” trend; quiet firing is happening, too, and it’s been going on for a long time. Instead of properly managing an employee, bosses shirk their duties and hope they’ll quit. And in some cases, they may be pushing their employees out the door without … Continue reading We all know about ‘quiet quitting.’ Now there’s ‘quiet firing,’ too

These look like novelty Pringles-theme lights, but they’ll actually keep your office quiet

By Nate Berg   August 13, 2022 Offices are notoriously loud and distracting places, and the noise of others has long been a chief complaint among employees. The key to a quieter office may be hiding inside a can of potato chips. BuzziSpace, a Belgian furniture, acoustics, and lighting company, has just unveiled its latest … Continue reading These look like novelty Pringles-theme lights, but they’ll actually keep your office quiet

A Quiet Revolution: Why People are Refusing to go Back Into Office After the Pandemic

Dmytro Spilka September 9, 2021 If you ever wondered why people are refusing to go back into office after the pandemic, you’re not alone. It’s a common question, and it’s something that many people around the world fear. A few of the most popular reasons for remaining at home during this time include “provisions” that … Continue reading A Quiet Revolution: Why People are Refusing to go Back Into Office After the Pandemic