This is mind-blowing:
“The Monster report suggests that 93% of employees are willing to change industries to find the right job. Monster found that burnout and lack of growth opportunities are driving the shift.”
This is really the big question many of us have, and rightfully so. Hopefully, your workplace is smart enough to encourage you to disconnect during off hours, or take care of your mental health needs, and speak up if you’re feeling burned out. But, what do we do if that same employer also rewards the folks who don’t do any of that? How does an employee keep up healthy boundaries and not get left behind in their career when they watch the peers who work all hours of the day/night, never disconnect, and work in an absolutely non-sustainable way are praised for their “grit and commitment”, and maybe even promoted over folks who work harder at maintaining a sustainable work-life balance?
Ed Zitron has a lot to say on the subject, and I don’t know that I agree with all of it, but I do believe the challenge that many of us are facing when it comes to remote work is this. “The issue at its core is that bosses hiring people “full-time” often do so,…