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Think you should “act your wage” at work? Think again

Unless you’ve been living under a rock, I’m sure you would’ve heard of the infamous “quiet quitting” — the idea that if you dislike your job, instead of leaving and finding a role you’re more suited to, you decide to do only the bare minimum at work as a way to get back at your boss. Sounds silly? Well, now there’s a new trend taking over TikTok called “acting your wage” — which involves people gloating about how they have decided to stop putting in extra effort at