Most managers and leaders would agree that the modern workplace is stressful. Some want to help their employees learn how to manage the stress. But what happens when those managers are burned out themselves? In my research and work with organizations, I’ve found that there is a great deal of denial in the management and … Continue reading Why Managers Are Role Models for Burnout
Attention all HR practitioners! Post-pandemic, you are now in the ideal position to create “the new normal” without burnout! Exciting? Yes. Challenging? Definitely. An easy fix? Not so fast… Creating an environment that is NOT conducive to burning out employees requires a fundamental, transformational change in the way that your organization operates. The question is: … Continue reading Attention HR Practitioners: How to Spot and Prevent the Spread of Burnout
If you’re a manager, then you’ve heard of the importance of employee engagement. It improves work culture, reduces turnover, increases productivity, and affects profits. Plus it makes the workplace a much better place to be. Engagement a buzzword that has been around for a long time…yet organizational leaders still complain about its glaring absence in … Continue reading 10 Ways to Prove to Your Employees that You DO Care
Burnout doesn’t happen overnight. Burnout is usually not the result of a single stressful event. And the employee who is burning can be stubbornly and unconsciously oblivious to their downward spiral into burnout. So, what can a manager do to prevent burnout in their employees (and themselves)? While it’s not easy to identify, there ARE … Continue reading 3 Steps to Immediately Help a Burned Out Employee
https://youtu.be/gCX0X79VGUQ Burnout has been, continues to be, and IS an epidemic in the workplace. It cuts across organizational hierarchies, job titles, and salaries/wages. Burnout is real and creates devastating results for its victims. But if you’re an organizational leader or HR practitioner, you might wonder: Is job burnout a disability? According to the ADA (Americans … Continue reading Does Job Burnout Require a Reasonable Accommodation?