The current U.S. work environment has left many employees living where they work, making it harder to deal with workplace stress. Prior to the COVID-19 pandemic—when many workers transitioned to home offices—employee burnout was already a big issue. In 2019, the World Health Organization declared workplace burnout an occupational phenomenon. Employers need to be proactive about recognizing the symptoms of employee burnout and learn how to prevent it to safeguard their workers’ mental health.
What is Employee Burnout?
According to the World Health Organization, employee burnout is a syndrome resulting from chromic workplace stress that has not been successfully