Why I Don’t Think The Phrase Quiet Quitting Is Empowering

And why using it doesn’t make sense

Sam Finlayson
ILLUMINATION
Published in
4 min readSep 3, 2022

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I have seen many posts lately on Instagram and Tik Tok about this new quiet quitting phenomenon.

Quiet quitting is a response to the burdensome demands of employment. It is often linked to employee burnout and involves deliberate disengagement from work. Employees are performing the…

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Sam Finlayson
ILLUMINATION

Love 📚 New to writing but loving every minute. Write about my experiences with therapy, trauma and recovery as well as other things that cross my mind 😉