Burnout

Alarming number of cancer medics suffering burnout and stress

Oncologists worldwide experiencing emotional exhaustion and depression with some resorting to sedatives, finds study<p>Alarming numbers of cancer doctors experience high levels of burnout, stress, sleep problems and depression, with some resorting to alcohol or sedatives to cope, research …

Cancer

How to Fake It as a Developer (and Kick Imposter Syndrome to the Curb for Good)

February 16, 2017<p>Despite the fact I’ve been developing websites for the past 15 years and writing professionally about WordPress for three years, I’m …

Productivity

3 Ways To Avoid Burnout In Business

Job stress is a slippery slope. In a short amount of time, you can go from working just a few minutes late to a few hours late. While there is certainly nothing wrong with dedication, long hours, pressing deadlines, and looming contracts can quickly turn from stress to burnout before you know …

Business

5 Times You Shouldn’t Feel Guilty About Taking a Sick Day

While staying home from work when you’re sick may seem like common sense, there’s a fine line between not feeling well and being <i>so</i> sick that you can’t get any work done. No matter how hard you try to stay healthy at work and avoid catching that bug that’s going around, sometimes it’s unavoidable, …

Mental Health

Two-thirds of young hospital doctors under serious stress, survey reveals

Trainee anaesthetists complain of fatigue, disillusionment, ‘burnout’ and fears for patients’ safety as pressure mounts on NHS<p>Almost two out of three young hospital doctors say their physical or mental health is being damaged because pressures on the NHS are putting them under intolerable …

Health Care

7 Ways to Prevent Employee Burnout [Blog Post]

“Burnout is a state of chronic stress that leads to physical and emotional exhaustion, cynicism, detachment and feelings of ineffectiveness and lack …

5 strategies to tame stress, avoid burnout in leadership role

The complexity of the health care landscape is driving more organizations to seek out physicians to fill leadership roles. But the stressors that …

Emotional Intelligence

Report reveals severity of burnout by specialty

In 2013, the first year of the “Medscape Lifestyle Report,” emergency medicine had the highest rates of burnout at just over 50 percent. That …

Health Care

The new healthcare crisis? Doctor burnout, thanks to paperwork.

A little over two years ago, I wrote a column for The Hill about how frustrated physicians were turning to alternative direct payment models of care …

Health Care

How Better Boundaries Can Prevent Burnout

When we lack boundaries we end up taking on things we don’t want to do or we over commit ourselves. We ultimately neglect our needs, leaving us burnt …

Connectivity Takes Its Toll In The Workplace

The rise of mobile and cloud services has a dark side, and it’s not what you think. With 24/7 connectivity, employees never fully disconnect from …

7 Signs You're Burned Out at Work

Plus: 7 ways to snap out of your funk<p>Mental burnout, coined in the 1970s to describe the psychological effects of relentless work stress, happens so …

Happiness

Burnout's devastating impact on teachers who can't switch off — EducationHQ Australia

The term ‘burnout’, as applied to the workplace, began to be regularly used as early as the 1970s, to describe a series of behaviours observed in …

Education

How to Build a Productive Team Far From Burnout – Behind The API – Medium

How to Build a Healthy and Productive Startup Team Far From Burnout<p>I’ve worked in enough companies and I’ve had enough managers to realize that there …

Leadership

3 Practical Ways to Fight Burnout & Improve Your Team's Energy

Here’s a hard truth: if you don’t want to be at your job, you won’t be an effective employee.<p>You could be the first one in the office and the last one to leave, but if the job you are doing isn’t something you feel passionate about or feel energized by, then it might be time to quit and move …

Leadership

How to Recognize and Prevent Burnout in a Startup

A startup is an interesting place to work, and as such, it attracts a different type of employee, most of which are energetic, driven, …

The Workplace

Dear Jeremy – your work problems solved

Our careers expert – and you the readers – help an assistant doing a manager’s job, and a cancer specialist suffering from burnout<p>I was hired as an assistant, but have ended up doing the job of a manager<p><b>I joined a small company as an area assistant. Two months after I started my area manager was</b> …

Employment

6 Ways Our Founders Are Finding Balance And Avoiding Burnout In The New Year

by Kate Dwyer<p>Finding a healthy work-life balance can be one of the hardest parts of running a business. Thanks to our smartphones, work can easily …

3 Secrets to Avoiding Burnout in Super-Intense Jobs

A career coach reveals smart strategies for preventing an on-the-job meltdown.<p>As a career coach, I've seen burnout turn talented employees into a …

Employment

Avoid Burnout by Separating Work and Home

Whether you own a gym or you’re training clients where someone else pays the rent, you are a business owner and you have certain things in common …

Ask Arianna Huffington, Passion Does Not Equal Burnout

We are in the midst of a global burnout crisis. Time to put down your phone and catch some Z's, like, now.<p>There is a certain brand of passion that comes with being an entrepreneur. It's the kind of passion that allows us to formulate profound ideas in our brains and spend long hours scheming and …

Arianna Huffington

Why you shouldn’t work at full capacity

Working too hard is a recipe for burnout. After the initial praise and recognition fade, can you realistically maintain the bar you’ve set? Mark Johanson explores.<p>Have you ever felt like you couldn’t take time off work because nobody could do your job while you’re away? Do you drop all of your …

Millennials

Are You Working Out Or Burning Out?

We wake up. We check in. We email. We dial up. We brainstorm. We Skype. We Slack. We lean in. We reach out. We crank it out. We hit the gym. We warm …

Fitness

Teetering on the Edge of Burnout? Don't Avoid People

Source: Pexels 8568 Images/Pixabay<p>These days, one in four people in the workforce feel very highly stressed and up to 65% feel some degree of daily …

Psychology

How To Stay Inspired And Avoid Blogger's Burnout

A lot of people enter into blogging every day. But only a few of them become successful and continue on the blogging journey.<p>A big part of this …

Blogging

5 tips for avoiding holiday burnout

The holidays are always packed with parties, activities, and errands. But when my calendar is filled to the brim, I often forget to put self-care on …

Stress

6 Ways to Identify Burnout Before It Seriously Impacts Your Business

If you’re feeling discouraged, you’re not alone. I definitely feel discouraged from time to time. I’ve been in business for over a decade, and I’ve …

Business

What to read when you’re burnt out

“Having spent five years in the business, from a kitchen table upwards, and experienced the roller coaster that any founder goes on, I eventually …

Grieving

3 ways to keep burnout at bay

How many times have you felt overwhelmed?<p>We're not programmed to go through life without rest, solitude or downtime. So when we keep an unrelentingly …

Minneapolis

How to Survive Holiday Party Burnout

If you're an introvert, have social anxiety that makes going out a challenge, or simply are maintaining a super stacked up schedule, one of the …