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
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?
“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
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?
Employee engagement. It seems to be the new buzzword in leadership and human resources. The argument is that engaged employees are more productive, which helps the organization achieve its goals. It also supports the idea that engaged employees are less likely to leave the organization, which helps HR’s retention efforts. The definitions of what it … Continue reading Disengaged Employees? Maybe They Don’t Think You Care