What Is Burnout? Burnout results from chronic workplace stress that has not been successfully managed. It is characterized by three dimensions: Exhaustion: Physically, emotionally, and cognitively, described as feeling like the tank is empty. Negative and Cynical: Feeling negative and cynical toward work, co-workers, and others in one’s life. Ineffective at Work: Reduced effectiveness or ability to perform one’s work. Impacts of Burnout All aspects of people’s lives at work, home, and socially. Workplace productivity, performance, retention, and more. Health and well-being because of excessive levels of stress. Risk of developing mental health conditions like depression, anxiety, and substance use. How Common Is Burnout? 77% of professionals reported experiencing burnout at work. (2018 Deloitte Survey). 76% of employees reported experiencing burnout on the job at least sometimes. (2020 Gallup survey). 88% of workers experience some burnout, with 60% reporting high levels of […]

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