Are you suffering from burnout at work? Here's what burnout looks like....
Are you more irritable and less patient with others? Do you feel disillusioned and no longer derive satisfaction from your accomplishments? Have your sleep or eating habits changed? Are you experiencing headaches or neck and lower back pain? If you answered yes to any of these questions, you might be suffering from job burnout.
You're not alone. According to a nationwide survey by Career.com, a whopping 77% of workers say they feel burnout on the job.
The causes might be:
Certain personality traits can also contribute to burnout. For example, you might be a perfectionist who wants control or refuses to delegate tasks to others. Also, certain professions suffer from a higher degree of burnout, such as healthcare or social workers.
Here are eight ways to prevent or treat burnout on the job.
To help foster resiliency and productive work environments for you and your employees, make sure your employees are aware of the programs available to assist them and their family members, such as an Employee Assistance Program (EAP) which provides no-cost professional counseling. If you don’t have an EAP program included in your group health insurance plan contact us and get more information about the low cost and benefits from the licensed Health Insurance Agents at AMERICAN INSURANCE.
Source: BPA Health, July 2017 eNewsletter
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