Published: Jun 21, 2019
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There was quite a bit of buzz recently when the World Health Organization recognized "burnout" as a legitimate medical diagnosis. This didn't come as news to many of us who have felt burnt out at some point during our professional or academic careers. Nonetheless, it's reassuring to hear that experts are taking burnout seriously.
In this slideshow, the experts at BambooHR discuss some of the underlying causes of burnout, its signs, and possible solutions organizations should consider implementing.
Click here to read the full article on the BambooHR blog.
Creating a working environment that supports the well-being of your employees has never been more important. From inefficient processes to overly rigid work schedules, bad experiences can make your employees feel overwhelmed, stressed, and exhausted.
This week, the World Health Organization announced that it had changed its definition of “burnout,” now classifying it as a “syndrome” connected with “chronic workplace stress that has not been successfully managed. ”
As a leadership coach and corporate trainer, I see first-hand the effects of burnout on employees and organizations.
“New hire’s remorse”—at least under this name—is a recent phenomenon that we broached last week. Also called “shift shock,” it arises when an employee regrets taking a job because it isn’t the right fit or is completely different from what was expected.