Tag: Burnout

Burn(out) Baby Burn

What’s up FOT’ers? Been a while, how are you holding it together? How’s that job treating you? Are you staving off those feelings of burnout? “What’s that?” you say? “Burnout?” Yep, burnout is officially a thing now. “Burnout” has gone legit. According to the World Health Organization (WHO), workplace burnout can now be classified as an “occupational phenomenon” which may warrant medical attention. (If you’re…

4 Indicators Your CEO is Not Interested in Your Burnout

You think I’m about to slam your CEO, don’t you? I’m not. My definition of caring about something includes both the emotional act of caring and the physical action of doing something about it. I do believe most CEOs care emotionally about burnout, but not enough are actually doing something about it. But let’s be clear, your CEO has the power to do almost…

C-Level Burnout: A Problem No One Talks About

When Fiat Chrysler chief executive Sergio Marchionne recently passed away, the corporate world mourned one of the greatest turnaround leaders of the modern business era. Marchionne was one of the auto industry’s most tenacious and respected CEOs, who took over Fiat in 2004 and spearheaded the acquisition of Chrysler in 2009.

Fighting Fatigue: The Right Way to Combat Employee Burnout

The age of the “always on” worker is officially upon us. Today, nearly half of workers claim they feel encouraged by their employers to check email or work after hours, and with that demand comes rapidly increasing counts of employee fatigue. According to experts, burnout has now reached record levels, and it’s only likely to compound as younger generations feel even more pressure to…

VIDEO: No Scrubs with John Nykolaiszyn – How to Help Your Employees Beat Burnout

Host Dawn Burke and her guest John Nykolaiszyn, from the College of Business Career Management Services Office at Florida International University, talk first about what sort of career preparation college students are getting prior to graduation, and then go in deep on the topic of burnout. These days, most tasks workers are faced with, they can’t say no to—so how do we keep employees…

Suddenly Channeling Britney Spears? Tips to Control Burnout

Lately I’ve been channeling my inner Britney spears.  Not the Britney who danced with a snake.  My Britney’s been, you know, the Britney spears who shaved her head.  The one who melted in a big way in front of the world to see.  And I say this in all honesty, for haters out there, it was nothing to make fun of.  She was in…

Burnout Is Sabotaging Retention

I don’t know much about the massage industry, but it occurs to me it must be riding high these days. Everywhere I look, companies are providing employees with on-site massages, or covering massage therapy in their insurance, or both. Those goofy-looking massage chairs lurk in the corners of nearly every conference I attend.

5 Steps for Preventing Recruiter Burnout

My grandmother worked at a General Motors metal fabrication plant, raised five daughters, had the most wonderful dinner on the table each night, looked absolutely beautiful at all times, and never once complained of burnout! She might have had a nightly cocktail or two, but no burnout! But, that was back when kids walked to school, uphill, both ways. I get it. Nowadays, we…