Tag: employee burnout

How Global Mobility Teams Can Prepare for the Rest of 2023

The global mobility landscape is rapidly evolving, and mobility and HR professionals need to stay ahead of the curve. The past few years forced us to adjust to the new normal after all the disruptions caused by the pandemic, including stress, burnout, disengagement, lower job satisfaction, and higher job demands. As the new year gets […]

Why Employee Wellbeing Should Be Your Top Priority in 2023

Since the COVID-19 pandemic, mental health and employee wellbeing has been top of mind for everyone – and rightfully so. In today’s challenging and uncertain times, the mental health and wellbeing of employees has never been more important. According to a recent survey by the American Psychological Association, burnout and stress are at all-time highs, […]

Faces of HR: Sharell Thomas-Hodge on the Value of Intentional Relationship Building & Buy-in

Sharell Thomas-Hodge is an accomplished HR leader with more than 20 years of experience. She got her start in retail, serving as a HR manager for Target. At the time, she was responsible for the management of all HR functions at her location and, according to Thomas-Hodge, was “instrumental in the successful opening of a […]

Achieving the Holy Grail: Work-Life Balance

Everyone, at some point, has experienced burnout and a lack of work-life balance. For the majority of today’s workforce, these feelings are stronger than ever given the everchanging climate, including the dynamics of how and when we work. While there is a myriad of reasons as to why we experience these things – overworking, lack […]

Top HR Trends That Will Shape Organizational Growth in 2023

The pandemic, and the cavalcade of stress and distress that came with it, has touched virtually every organization. Employee mental health consequences from the pandemic and economic uncertainty will continue, and managing through recession and downturn adds a new element to the fallout. These factors combined means employee mental health challenges will continue well into […]

My Employees Are Burnt Out–How Can I Change That?

McKinsey Health Institute reports that 28% of U.S. employees are burnt out. And it’s no wonder. Too many employees are spread way too thin. Many have been doing the dreaded “more with less” since the Great Resignation started early last year. And workforce reductions related to recession fears have only further extended already overburdened employees. […]

Has Remote Work Contributed to Work Creep?

When millions of Americans shifted indefinitely to remote work in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, nights spent working late at the office became a thing of the past. No more staying late at work because workers never went to work—physically at least. But that, of course, didn’t mean workers weren’t putting in long hours. […]

The Hard Truth for Employers About Long Hours

By definition, most Americans think of a “full-time job” as one that is worked 40 hours per week. For some legal and regulatory purposes, 32 hours will even be classified as full-time. The reality for many workers, however, is quite different. Some professions routinely see workers putting in 60, 70 or 80 hours per week, […]

Study Shows Widespread Burnout Globally

For millions of workers, the health and safety restrictions brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic have led to over 2 years of remote work. For many, that situation seems to be more or less permanent. It may be surprising then to hear that millions of employees globally are reporting feeling burned out at work. Shouldn’t […]


Ignore Your Best Employees, and They’ll Go Away!

The modern U.S. economy is heavily people-driven. Unlike in the more industrial economy of the previous century, what sets great companies apart from good companies today is more likely their human resources than their physical capital, like factories and machines. It’s perhaps surprising, then, when we hear that high-performing employees often feel neglected and underserved […]