Burnout affects the most hardworking employees.
When in the throes of full-fledged burnout, you are no longer able to function effectively on a personal or professional level. However, burnout doesn’t happen suddenly.
You don’t wake up one morning and all of a sudden “have burnout.”
Its nature is much more insidious, creeping up on us over time like a slow leak, which makes it much harder to recognize.
In 2018, 4 out of 5 employees were affected by stress. Of those, 74% felt so stressed that they were overwhelmed or unable to cope.