Burnout

Could mobile minimalism solve digital burnout?

If burnout – characterised by the World Health Organisation as exhaustion, job negativity or cynicism, and reduced professional efficacy – is acknowledged as an occupational phenomenon, a rapidly...

How to address silent burnout among frontline workers 

The new year sees many people take on new habits or ways of life. They want to get fit, or take a round-the-world trip, or maybe they want to go for a promotion at work or get a new job. In some...

Half of HR professionals on verge of quitting due to burnout

Half (50%) of HR professionals are on the verge of quitting due to burnout, according to research from the HR platform, MHR.

Burnout affects a fifth of UK employees as long-term sick hits record high

Research from Mental Health UK found that 20% of workers needed to take time off work due to stress in the past year as long-term sickness absence reaches a record high.

Impression management: the silent culprit in our mental health crisis

Data speaks volumes, and it all points to the significant mental health crisis that looms over our workplaces and society at large.

Homeowners turning to side hustles for mortgage repayments

Nearly a third (30%) of UK homeowners are picking up extra work to boost their savings ahead of their mortgage repayments increasing, according to new research.

Get woke to the power of sleep

The relentless rhythm of work and life, where time slips through our fingers like fine sand, can make us forget the importance of a good night's sleep.

HR's wellbeing needs to become a business priority

Whenever HR magazine posts a piece regarding wellbeing or burnout in the HR profession, it always shoots to the top of our ‘most read’.

Brain training to reap the rewards of global change

There is much talk about the mental and physical costs of living and working in a VUCA (volatile, uncertain, complex and ambiguous) world but change in the workplace can also be extremely good for our...

How employers can support employees at different levels of engagement

According to Reward Gateway’s latest research, 24% of UK employees are no longer going above and beyond their specific responsibilities or schedule.

UK employees worked £26 billion in unpaid overtime in 2022

British employers claimed £26 billion worth of free labour in 2022 from workers doing unpaid overtime, according to analysis published today (24 February).

HR is not your therapist – but it needs one

This week I woke up tired. Nothing unusual for me, I have a toddler who until recently had obstructive sleep apnoea, so sleep has been a non-event for some time. This Monday, however, it felt...