An employee quitting without notice can feel like a shock. Yet hindsight may reveal they gave clear cues about their unhappiness. That’s because the best indicators of an employee reaching their limit can be subtle, fitting a pattern that experts call “disengagement.”
Learning to spot the signs and knowing how to talk with employees about why they’re disengaged can help you avoid losing them without warning. It can also help them find a better fit on the job.
What does disengagement look like?
Less productivity When an employee starts delivering work late, turning in work that’s full of errors