Best Practice Report

The People Leader’s Guide To Burnout

January 11th, 2022
With contributors:
James McQuivey, PhD , Keith Johnston , Tyler Castro , Rachel Birrell


Many organizations were pleasantly surprised to experience increased productivity during the pandemic. Workers stepped up to the plate by embracing new ways of working, navigating through uncertainty, and performing Herculean tasks to allow their companies to survive and thrive in 2020 and 2021. The flipside? Half the workforce is experiencing some form of burnout. It’s time for organizations to perform equally Herculean acts of support for their employees to manage this silent epidemic. This report defines and deconstructs employee burnout and offers insights on how to begin to address burnout at your organization.

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