BLUFWhen a manager wants to get rid of somebody but doesn't want to undergo the due process, they can employ various strategies that might make the employee leave of their own accord.
This article written by Alex Christian for BBC Worklife makes these points about employers who engage in quiet firing behaviours:
- There are many reasons employers engage in quiet firing instead of confronting poor-performing or disliked ones.
- Common quiet firing strategies are to stop inviting them to meetings, offering career advice and not providing feedback.
- An alternative way to managing perceived poor performance is to help the employee to improve.
Recent Runway Posts related to this topic:
- Employers, Here Are 3 Harmful Things You’re Doing That Empowers Workplace Bullies – The Runway (airforce.gov.au)
- Quiet quitting? Quiet firing? Just stop spying on employees so much – The Runway (airforce.gov.au)
- Too Many CEOs Have Forgotten That Their Employees Are Their Most Valuable Asset. Elon Musk Is One Of Them – The Runway (airforce.gov.au)
References from the Web :
- SEP 2022 83% of workers have seen or experienced quiet firing—7 signs to look for – CNBC
- OCT 2022 Forget quiet quitting, your employer may be quiet firing you: Here’s how – The Manual