In spite of its name, quiet constraint has been making big noises since it first hit the HR scene in fall 2022. In short, quiet constraint is the employee practice of holding onto information or knowledge rather than sharing it with coworkers.
Today’s managers need to toss aside generational stereotypes and learn how to engage all generations. When leaders understand how to manage diverse and inclusive workplaces, their organizations enjoy increased employee retention rates, higher revenue growth, and a greater readiness to innovate.
As a return to in-person work faces continued scrutiny, workers’ relationships to the corporate office and the future of work have never been more uncertain. Many employees who have spent the past two years working remotely are reluctant to return to the office on a full-time basis, even as their employers offer in-person benefits. Instead, many employees hope to find a middle ground in which both salaried workers and hourly workers can retain the flexibility that virtual work affords without risking the cohesion of the company as a whole.
If you’re still dealing with workplace toxicity in your company, it’s time to transform your company culture to eliminate it.
Every day, companies roll out employee engagement surveys and find themselves with some interesting insights. And every day, most of them don't know how to use those insights to truly improve performance and the employee experience. Clearly, change is needed-and there's not a moment to spare: a few years ago, employees started leaving their jobs in record numbers, and this trend shows no sign of abating. Any company that lacks a strategy for putting its employee engagement survey insights to work and a roadmap for operationalizing its culture is likely to keep losing employees.