One minute, you’re cruising down the road on a warm day. Your car is handling, braking, and accelerating like a dream as you sing along with the radio. The next minute, steam pours from under the hood and your ride shudders to a stop.
Welcome to stress.
According to one survey conducted between summer 2020 and 2021, employees reported a 21 percent increase in pandemic-related burnout, with similar rates of physical indicators of stress, like muscle tension and fatigue. Survey data from monster.com puts that burnout figure at 69 percent.
And remote employees don’t always handle stress well.