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How to Prevent Burnout at Work in 2023: Tips for Employers and Employees

Are you feeling tired, stressed, and burned out at work? You are not alone. The pandemic has taken a toll on workers' mental health and well-being, leading to lower productivity, higher turnover, and lower morale. In fact, consider the following data points. 

  • According to the World Health Organization, burnout costs the global economy $322 billion per year in lost productivity and health care expenses.
  • A recent survey by Gallup found that 44% of employees reported feeling burned out at work at least sometimes².
  • Another survey by APA found that 79% of employees had experienced work-related stress in the month before the survey, and 44% reported physical fatigue³.
  • A report by Limeade found that two-thirds of full-time workers have experienced burnout during their careers⁴.

Moreover, burned-out employees are more likely to leave their jobs, reducing your talent pool and increasing your hiring costs.

So how can you prevent burnout at work? Here are some tips for employers and employees:

  • For employers: Provide more flexibility, support, and recognition to your employees. Allow them to work remotely or adjust their schedules when possible. Offer them resources and tools to cope with stress and anxiety. Recognize their achievements and contributions regularly. Foster a culture of trust, collaboration, and purpose that aligns with your mission and values.
  • For employees: Set healthy boundaries and prioritize your well-being. Learn to say no to unrealistic demands and expectations. Take breaks and vacations to recharge and relax. Seek help from your manager, colleagues, or a professional when you feel overwhelmed or depressed. Find meaning and joy in your work and hobbies.

Burnout is a serious issue that affects millions of workers around the world. But it can be prevented and overcome with the right strategies and support. If you want to learn more about how to prevent burnout at work, contact us today. We can help you create a happier and healthier workplace for yourself and your team.