In the process of moving past burnout, there’s something very important to note. Just because you’ve burnt out already, doesn’t mean it won’t happen again.
Anyone can feel burnout, from entry-level employees to seasoned vets and members of the C-suite. However, when it comes to burnout resolution, the approach must come from the top.
Without proper management, one overworked employee’s tasks can fall into the lap of another overworked employee. And without proper support from the rest of the team, the substitute teammate can also fall victim to burnout.
Hustle culture: two words fueled by burnout. To nurture a safe environment for employees, the toxicity of hustle culture must be addressed.
At this point, you’re probably wondering if you can prevent burnout in the first place. The short answer is, yes, you can.
Why is burnout hitting remote workers harder than our counterparts in-office? The constant culprits appear to be the pressure to perform, isolation, and a lack of company culture.
Despite only becoming a household name in the past decade, occupational burnout has been around for nearly 50 years. Let's take a look at its symptoms, stages, and common misconceptions surrounding its onset.
The truth is, remote work does work. But, it might not work for everybody. Burnout is real, and it can strike when you least expect it. For remote work to fit your lifestyle, and more importantly, feed a positive headspace, it’s time to navigate and normalize burnout.