Burnout IS the Canary in the Coal Mine:  Are you taking notice? 

The Covid pandemic changed everything for business.  Traditional recruitment methods no longer work.  After a cursory review of resumes, messages to these job candidates remain unanswered.  New hires frequently “ghost” the company by either not showing up at all or working a few days then disappearing.  Employees – both the veterans and the new hires … Continue reading Burnout IS the Canary in the Coal Mine:  Are you taking notice? 

Attention HR Practitioners:  How to Spot and Prevent the Spread of 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

Leadership (Not Workload) Linked to Cybersecurity Burnout

“Cybersecurity stress is an industrywide epidemic among security professions.  Burnout is a hard conversation, but it’s necessary for CISOs to face workplace stress before it compromises productivity, talent retention or individual well-being”  (Henry, 2020). Long work hours.  Constantly changing priorities.  Insufficient resources.  High turnover.  These are just some of the factors that a recent survey … Continue reading Leadership (Not Workload) Linked to Cybersecurity Burnout

During a Pandemic, Be Curious and Ask Fearlessly

The coronavirus has challenged our basic assumptions and the way we move through our lives.  It is something rarely seen in the medical community.  Its incubation period may make us unknowing carriers who unintentionally inflict harm on others.  It is a frightening reality with global implications.   In addition to these health concerns, the coronavirus has … Continue reading During a Pandemic, Be Curious and Ask Fearlessly

You Take Care of Your Car, But Are You Taking Care of Your Employees?

Written by Dr. Geri Puleo and Michael Hempseed Imagine that you owned a trucking company. Now imagine that after one year of work you were told almost 23% of your fleet broke down because they were used too much. You would probably have a serious word with your drivers about not pushing the vehicles beyond … Continue reading You Take Care of Your Car, But Are You Taking Care of Your Employees?