A red hot air balloon with a man dangling from it soars above a group of silver hot air balloons in the sky. After a coworker above them left the company, 67% of employees surveyed say they absorbed the work. (Credit: Bigstock)

“Quiet promotions” don’t seem to have generated as much attention as “quiet quitting,” but the term — which means taking on greater work responsibilities without a pay increase or title change — is becoming increasingly common in today’s workplace. In fact, according to a new survey, almost 80% of American workers have been “quietly promoted” without receiving a raise.

JobSage, a career-guidance service, asked 1,000 full-time employees about this phenomenon, and the results are revealing.

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