実践ビジネス英語 2020/2/21 (3)Redefining Job-Hopping
Alvarez says millennials are less likely to sit and wait for change and less interested in corporate advancement. Grace talks about the work related benefits that technology has brought for millennial employees, and Alvarez says they want to be part of a team and benefit the common good. Grace warns against extreme job-hopping.
Ueda says, “Millennials want to have a positive impact on society to make their mark on the world and make it a better place through their work.”
Grace says, “Technology gives millennials an increased ability to work remotely or have flexible hours.”
-Words and Phrases
sit back (椅子などに)ゆったり[深く]座る、傍観する、何もしないでいる
In this case, ah, Alvarez means “not take actions” She could also say, “We’re less likely to just sit there. We’re less likely to just sit there, and passively wait. Other examples could be “I won’t sit back and let him harass his staff. I’m gonna to talk to HR about this. Or the boss just sat there when he told races’ joke, and didn’t do anything.