Work got your employees down? According to the World Health Organization, employee burnout is an official medical condition.
The WHO defines burnout as “a syndrome conceptualized as resulting from chronic workplace stress that has not been successfully managed.” Symptoms of burnout include mental exhaustion, entertaining negative or cynical feelings about your job and reduced productivity.
Employers have reason to be concerned: Burned-out employees are 63% more likely to take a sick day, and over twice as likely to be looking for alternative employment, according to a study by management consulting firm Gallup. Read more