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Workplace wellness

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

November 4, 2022

Via: HR Hero

McKinsey Health Institute reports that 28% of US 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 […]


Development & Evaluation, Employee development

The Hard Truth for Employers About Long Hours

August 22, 2022

Via: HR Hero

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 […]


Workplace wellness

Study Shows Widespread Burnout Globally

July 13, 2022

Via: HR Hero

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 […]


Workplace wellness

Addressing the Second Pandemic: Employee Mental Health

March 30, 2022

Via: HR Hero

Two years into the pandemic, employee burnout continues to rage on. According to a 2021 American Psychological Association survey of over 1,500 U.S. workers, 79% of them experienced some form of work-related stress a month before the survey was conducted. […]


Workplace wellness

Information Isn’t Enough: Why Employees Managing Chronic Conditions Experience Treatment-Related Burnout

February 2, 2022

Via: HR Hero

Six in 10 Americans live with at least one chronic condition, such as heart disease, cancer, or diabetes. As an employer or human resources manager, you’re undoubtedly aware that acute events related to these conditions can adversely affect employees’ health […]


Workplace wellness

Beating Burnout and Compassion Fatigue in the New Year

December 27, 2021

Via: HR Hero

This year has continued to bring many of us closer to the pain, suffering and exhaustion of those experiencing burnout and compassion fatigue. There is no doubt that 2021 has been filled with additional challenges. At this point, burnout and […]


Workplace wellness

7 Ways to Identify and Combat Employee Burnout

November 2, 2021

Via: HR Hero

As the end of the year approaches and we’re continuing to battle the changing realities of the COVID-19 pandemic, businesses in all sectors are working hard to finish on a high note. But this year, many of the skilled hourly […]


Workplace wellness

Is it burning out or burning up?

June 11, 2021

Via: Chief Learning Officer

As a performance coach, I cannot tell you how many times I have heard that phrase, especially since the pandemic arrived. However, half the time after having gone through the particulars, I find myself concluding that the person was not […]


Workplace wellness

Understanding the Definition of Burnout

June 1, 2021

Via: HR Hero

Everyone in the working world has probably heard the term “burned out.” The term is often used even in nonemployment settings, such as by students in higher education feeling burned out by intense studies. Being burned out is generally considered […]


Workplace wellness

5 tips to help employees burn bright instead of burning out

February 10, 2021

Via: Chief Learning Officer

Envision a campfire. The light illuminates the darkness, heat emanates from the flames. The fire will endure and thrive when tended with care, the added fuel and available oxygen combining to recharge the flame. This metaphor speaks directly to how […]


Workplace wellness

HR leaders may overlook their own burnout in efforts to support employees

February 2, 2021

Via: HR Dive

Employee burnout is top of mind for many employers as the pandemic continues into 2021. Building resilience in workforces, especially during a crisis, includes both mental health and financial health, according to experts. “I’m such a big believer of the […]


Research, Software

10 Signs You May Be a Bad Boss

June 11, 2020

Via: Evil HR Lady

Are you a good manager or a bad one? That’s actually not an easy question to answer. There are times when good managers have employees who hate them and bad managers have employees who love them. Bad managers can get […]


Research, Software

Should HR consider a 4-day workweek?

March 1, 2019

Via: HR Dive

Across industries, HR’s hurdles pile up like an unchecked inbox. Tasked with fighting employee burnout and high turnover, championing gender parity and diversity, recruiting skilled workers and more, HR and talent professionals have a lot to fit into the workweek. […]


Development & Evaluation, Engagement, Workplace wellness

How Leaders Can Help Teams Avoid Burnout and Get the Right Work Done

February 7, 2019

Via: HR Hero

Are we misdiagnosing the causes of employee burnout and prescribing the wrong remedies? The boom in workplace wellness programs over the last decade has focused attention on an individual’s emotional and physical health and social and financial well-being. Nine in […]