When it comes to reducing sick leave and improving performance, organisations might well look to see how well they are picking up on and managing burnout at the workplace. It affects staff retention by leading to higher staff turnover and poor morale. Workplace burnout differs from day to day stress in that it results from prolonged stress. The work burnout symptoms can include a feeling of being demotivated, not finding the enjoyment in work, running out of steam – and it can lead to tiredness and exhaustion, and potentially even a breakdown. Our expert presenters explain the causes and signs of burnout and show how burnout at work can be managed successfully.
As a Services Director for a charity supporting the elderly, Ivy’s become so dedicated to her role that she’s lost sight of her priorities. A period of careful introspection and planning helps to get her back on track.
As a budding young journalist, Kieran has been trying to make a name for himself, but taking on too much work is leaving him in a permanent state of exhaustion. A much-needed break gives him time to reassess his priorities.
Since starting to work from home, data analyst Chris has found it very difficult to switch off because he’s constantly on call. Family pressure ultimately encourages him to find a better way forward.