How Managers Can Prevent Employee Burnout

Life is unpredictable. Everyday stress can affect employees’ work and increase their risk of work-related burnout. Managers can’t prevent life stressors, but they can support their team’s mental wellness by implementing the following strategies.

About the Panel

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.

Beat burnout and help your people thrive

Change and disruption can erode employee mental health, as we’ve seen over the years with the global pandemic and subsequent pivot to a new way of working. It’s up to managers to give employees the support they need to prevent burnout.

In this guide, we’ll cover the preventative strategies proven to beat burnout, including support from you and access to mental health care professionals. Together, you’ll help your people feel less anxious, more connected, and more optimistic.

Get tips on:

  • Identifying signs of employee stress, even if you’re not in the same physical location
  • Acknowledging emotions and demonstrating empathy
  • Facilitating connection to resources and strategies that can boost employees’ mental health