These days we keep hearing about the Great Resignation, and it’s pretty understandable why folks are up and quitting their jobs – it’s because many are just plain burnt out. A new survey finds:
- 53% of American workers say they are suffering from burnout at work.
- That’s true for 56% of women and 51% of men.
- So, what are the biggest causes of this burnout?
- According to the poll, they include:
- Workload (52%)
- A lack of communication (44%)
- Juggling work and personal life (35%)
- Time pressures (32%)
- A lack of clarity about expectations (27%)
- Bot feeling connected to their colleagues (25%)
- Performance expectations (24%)
- Not feeling connected to the company vision, culture and values (23%),
- Not feeling empowered (22%)
But there are some things companies can do to help those employees suffering from burnout.
- 83% of workers say a four-day work week would be a big help.
- Other ways to reduce burnout include:
- Increased flexibility (84%)
- Decreased workload (82%)
- Better health and wellness (78%)
- Reduced administrative burdens (76%)
- More on-site amenities (73%)
- Working from home (67%)
- The ability to relocate or work from multiple locations (58%)