Tag: burnout

Leveraging Certified BPO Partners for Healthcare Staffing

Healthcare organizations face several staffing challenges, including shortages of qualified professionals, high turnover rates, and burnout. According to the Medical Group Management Association (MGMA), the healthcare industry is facing a workforce shortage that’s expected to reach a deficit of 124,000 full-time physicians by 2034. Outsourcing can provide healthcare organizations with a strategic solution to address […]

Loneliness Is Causing Employee Burnout. What Are the Remedies?

When U.S. Surgeon General Dr. Vivek Murthy issued the public health report Epidemic of Loneliness and Isolation in May, alarm bells went off in HR departments across the country. The report was disturbing. Adult loneliness is believed to be causing mental health concerns like depression, anxiety, stress, low self-esteem, sleep problems, and dementia, in addition to […]

Active Recruiting to Tap into Burned-Out Jobseekers

While the U.S. labor market remains strong, certain industries, like tech, have faced industrywide layoffs, leaving thousands of highly qualified workers looking for jobs. But going from a high-paying dream job to spending weeks, months, or longer searching for a new job has left many employees feeling burned out from looking for a job. Job […]

CEOs Need Another Kind of Workout: Building Their Empathy Muscle

The COVID-19 pandemic ushered in an era of more worker flexibility and more understanding shown to them by some employers. But as society returned to near normal, the empathetic trend waned. Many employees were commanded to come back to the office against their wishes, and millions joined the Great Resignation. Research shows some CEOs and […]

Strategies to Prevent HR Burnout

HR professionals play a critical role in supporting and managing employees’ well-being within organizations. However, a recent study highlighted in Forbes has revealed a distressing reality: An overwhelming 98% of HR professionals are currently grappling with burnout and chronic fatigue. This alarming statistic sheds light on the significant toll the demanding nature of their work […]

Remove Invisible Burdens That Are Holding Your Employees Back

Sometimes the causes of stress and burnout are obvious. A looming deadline, a sick child, or financial insecurity can all add to a person’s mental health burden. But there are other elements of our daily lives that affect mental well-being in more subtle ways. Sensory health, which goes beyond the traditional five senses to address […]

Employee Wellness: How it Helps Improve Productivity

A company’s workforce is commonly its most important asset. Not only is this where the majority of resources are allocated, but staff are also the driving force for success. In fact, company labor costs can account for as much as 70% of total business costs, including employee wages, benefits, payroll, and other related taxes. Typically, […]

Sabbaticals – A Solution to Burnout  

In today’s work environment, U.S. employees are experiencing increasing levels of stress and burnout due to longer workweeks, the labor shortage, the return of time-consuming commutes, increased responsibilities post-COVID and other similar issues that can impact mental and physical health. A recent report released by LLC.org ranked the top 30 “Most Stressful Cities to Work […]

For Better DEI, Understand the Why

Nearly a year of seemingly continuous layoffs throughout the tech industry have harmed Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) efforts, raising concerns about the vulnerability of recent DEI gains in the workplace. To ensure DEI initiatives are not only continued but strengthened, we must understand the total value they bring, to employees and employers alike. DEI […]

The Importance of Employee Resilience and How to Support Resilience in Your Team

Resilience is one of those nebulous concepts that can be difficult to manage within a business setting. It’s seen as a personal thing, something that is within the remit of the individual alone. And while enhanced personal resilience is clearly beneficial to the organization that any given individual works with, it’s not typically the role […]