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Linked: Employee burnout is a warning sign — about your organization

Leaders and managers, I want you to stop and read this.

““The findings in our global survey and research are clear. Burnout is experienced by individuals, but the most powerful drivers of burnout are systemic organizational imbalances across job demands and job resources,” the report said. “So, employers can and should view high rates of burnout as a powerful warning sign that the organization—not the individuals in the workforce—needs to undergo meaningful systematic change.””

Now go back and read it again.

If you are seeing more and more people in your organization, or on your team, talking about stress, burnout, or just leaving, the solution is not a Zoom yoga session or newsletter tips about how employees can better handle stress.

The problem is coming from inside the house, as they say in the movies.


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