It has been said that employees leave managers, not companies. Recent research found some surprising results about how much employees will put up with before they leave.
As an HR professional, you’ve likely had to tackle employee burnout. There are many approaches for preventing and addressing this issue. Today, we’re focusing on business travel’s contribution to employee burnout.
Given the competitive and intense environment of attracting and retaining, the onus is on us as leaders to challenge how we can improve from here.
Burnout, a syndrome stemming from workplace stress, has, at one time or another, affected virtually the entire U.S. workforce. Lhasa OMS recently did a study of 2,010 young Americans, with the goal of learning more about their stress levels at work. The findings showed that 4 out of 5 Millennials were stressed several times per […]
The term “burnout” has been frequently used as a catchall for multiple issues among employees, including stress, anxiety, and depression. Burnout gained a more specific definition when it was officially recognized by the World Health Organization (WHO) earlier this year.
There are three certain things in life—death, work, and taxes. And work is usually stressful. Currently, 3 in 5 workers (61%) feel burned out in their current job, and nearly a third (31%) report high levels of stress at work. That’s why, from the moment I hire someone, I make sure he or she knows […]
Are we misdiagnosing the causes of employee burnout and prescribing the wrong remedies?
by Mark I. Schickman What brings job satisfaction to employees is a key inquiry for every HR professional. And, as we have written before, that answer changes with the times and with the circumstances. Boomers wanted job security and were often most comfortable when they were taking detailed instructions from supervisors. Successively, those values have […]
Finding the right balance between work and personal time can be tough, but it’s especially challenging when the e-mail from the office never stops. Even when the volume of off-hours messages isn’t enough to be a serious time drain, it still interrupts personal time. So can just the nagging thought that an e-mail from the […]