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Burnout Affects More Than 50% Of Employees

Burnout Affects More Than 50% Of Employees

According to a 2021 study conducted by Indeed, 52% of employees say they are burnt out. Either from working longer hours or an inability to unplug from their daily work tasks.

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MORE IDEAS FROM Why The Biggest Risk To Your Business This Year Is Burnout (And How To Tackle It)

Leaders Must Model Healthy Communication Boundaries

Leaders must model communication standards with employees. By avoiding vontact with employees after hours and during paid time off. Employees feel psychologically safe when leadership model recommended guidelines.

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Eliminate Unnecessary Meetings With Technology

Instead of conducting weekly update meetings in person, project updates should be shared digital. For example, on a Trello board or other project management software the whole team can access.

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Combat Burnout With Year-Round Wellness Initiatives

Company's must prioritize the wellness of their employees and team members in more long-term efforts that implemented all-year long work-life balance.

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Visibility As A Valuable Remote Work Skill

Visibility at work is when you are included, recognized, and valued by networks within your organization. Its how you get credit for your work, get considered for advancement and build influence.

Visibility is also necessary for teams. Research points out that remote team members who don't feel "seen" are less collaborative, innovative, and supportive of each other. Remote teams can face isolation from company culture, lack of face time with management, fewer informal networking opportunities, time zones, and technological problems.

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Maintain Open Lines Of Communication

There are calculations that you can use to figure out your team’s capacity, and they can be a helpful starting point. But, while those formulas work well on paper, they fail to account for the human emotions and experiences that impact our work. 

That’s why the best way to get an accurate read on workloads is to have honest and candid conversations with team members. Even a brief weekly check-in provides an opportunity for them to share if they’re feeling stretched thin or if they have some wiggle room to take on some additional responsibilities. 

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Faster Isn’t Better

Back-to-back video calls, all-day team chats combined with an expectation of immediate response is taking its toll on people trying to work from home.

In the quest to create a real-time interaction of the office, we are cutting the remote workers' ability to get things done.

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