‘Loud quitting’: Should managers be concerned?

Written by Dave Waller Wednesday 24 April 2024
Are viral videos of people resigning a symptom of management shortcomings or just another immature social media trend?

Piers Morgan may have made a storm in 2021 when he walked off the set of Good Morning Britain mid-broadcast – but he’s not the first to go viral in the act of quitting.

Back in 2011, a hotel worker named Joey De Francesco made an elaborate performance of leaving his job at a hotel in Rhode Island, US. 

“I’m going to go and quit right now, with the help of my band mates,” he said. Then he led a marching band into the building. 

“Guys, what is this?” asked his manager. “All of you out, now.”

Joey handed him a letter. 

“I’m here to tell you that I’m quitting!” Joey said. 

Read on: the workers who post their resignations on social media


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