Warning Signs of Burnout

By Robert Half on August 20, 2019 at 6:00am

WARNING SIGNS OF BURNOUT

96% of senior managers say their employees are experiencing some degree of burnout.

How Burned Out Are Workers?

Burnout scale — 1 to 10

(1 = not burned out, 10 = completely burned out)

Managers’ perceptions:

1 – 4%
2 – 5%
3 – 11%
4 – 12%
5 – 14%
6 – 17%
7 – 17%
8 – 11%
9 – 5%
10 – 4%

Workers feelings:

1 – 8%
2 – 8%
3 – 10%
4 – 8%
5 – 11%
6 – 12%
7 – 14%
8 – 12%
9 – 9%
10 – 7%

Greatest Burnout Factors

According to Managers

1. Unmanageable workload
2. Career stagnation
3. Constant interruptions
4. Toxic culture
5. Dated technology

According to Workers:

1. Constant interruptions
2. Career stagnation
3. Unmanageable workload
4. Toxic culture
5. Dated technology

Source: Accountemps surveys of more than 2,800 senior managers at companies with 20 or more employees, and more than 2,800 workers 18 years of age or older and employed in office environments in the United States

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