A year and a half into the pandemic, things aren’t getting easier for employees. Mental health notably has worsened over the course of the pandemic, with rates of depression, anxiety, stress and post-traumatic stress disorder increasing exponentially. But after well over a year of COVID-19 and its associated challenges, burnout, in particular, may be the biggest problem now facing employees.
“It’s certainly a problem for every employer, every industry. I don’t think any workforce demographic is the exception here,” says Cheryl Johnson, CHRO of software company Paylocity. “The burnout is partially coming from the constant