Stress and burnout are top concerns for workplace well-being, affecting at least 3 out of 4 employees* at some point in their careers. So, how can you spot the signs of burnout and help employees unplug before it’s too late?
Sherice Torres is an inspirational leader with nearly 25 years of experience in marketing, brand management, strategic planning, and change management. She currently serves as Global Director of Inclusion at Google – responsible for driving inclusion strategy including employee resource groups, leadership inclusion councils, inclusion partnerships, events, and insights. Sherice is the mother of 2 boys, with a passion for revolutionizing the public education system in the US, and advancing academic and professional opportunities for women and people of color.
Employee burnout is an organizational issue. We all have a role to play in preventing and addressing it.
The stress of the pandemic has led to a surge in incidence of burnout, causing nearly 8 million U.S. workers to resign in April and May of 2021 in what has been dubbed “The Great Resignation”. This turnover is set to continue, with 40% of employees still considering leaving their jobs.* No longer just an individual issue, employers must learn how to spot the signs of burnout and engage in strategies that help their employees feel more engaged, or risk serious costs due to poor retention.
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