There could be many reasons why people are quietly quitting their jobs or leaving their current situation. Some of the potential reasons include:

Lack of growth opportunities: If an individual feels stuck in their current position and sees no potential for advancement or new challenges, they may quietly decide to move on to something else.

Unfulfilling work: If an individual is not finding meaning or purpose in their work, they may decide to leave in search of something more fulfilling.

Toxic work environment: If an individual is experiencing bullying, harassment, or other negative interactions in the workplace, they may choose to quietly resign rather than deal with the conflict.

Personal reasons: Sometimes people may quietly leave their jobs or situations for personal reasons such as family needs, health issues, or a desire for a change in lifestyle.

Better opportunities elsewhere: If an individual is offered a new job or opportunity that aligns more closely with their goals and values, they may quietly resign from their current position to pursue it.

It’s important to remember that every person’s situation is unique, and there could be many other factors at play when it comes to quietly quitting.

For a more in-depth take on quiet quitting go listen to the “Quiet Quitting” episode of the Relevant Development podcast.