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.
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