Tag: fatigue

The Long Road Ahead: Thriving Through Fatigue

One of the biggest problems we face is the challenge of Fatigue. And Fatigue has an impact on the Pandemic, our relationships, and our work. The Pandemic has been going on for almost six months, many of our cities are slipping backward in infection, and the political system in most countries is dysfunctional. Here in … Read more» The post The Long Road Ahead:…

Welcome to Zoom Fatigue, America! (from the Czar of Common Sense)

DATELINE: Day 43 of the great COVID Lockdown in America.MOOD: Salty.REASON: 5 Video calls on my calendar for the day. But Kris (you say), it’s a chance to connect with everyone at the company. It’s awesome! True. We’ve been connecting a lot for sure. But Kris, given the fear, uncertainty and doubt (FUD) during this time, it’s imperative to stay connected. <toggles to try…

Your Weekly Dose of HR Tech: HR Tech Vendor Fatigue is a Real Thing!

You know how milk and employees have an expiration date? Come on! We all have that one employee who been with us way past their expiration date and we just can’t take them any longer. They might actually have great skills and knowledge, but they still need to go! They’ve gone past their employee expiration date! I get to talk to a lot of…

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…

If Those Performance Reviews All Sound Alike, It Could Be ‘Decision Fatigue’

Decision fatigue refers to the deteriorating quality of decisions as one is forced to engage in more and more decision-making. If you’ve ever planned an event, re-designed a home or purchased a new car, you probably remember the exhaustion and indifference that eventually resulted from being faced with so many choices. Many companies put managers at risk of decision fatigue by creating performance management,…

Laurie Ruettimann explains Compassion Fatigue in HR

I have friends who work deep in the trenches of animal rescue groups. They rescue pit bulls from fighting rings. They rehome unwanted cats and move them to barns in the countryside. They save bunnies and chinchillas from the most disgusting and repugnant breeding facilities. Several of them suffer from compassion fatigue, but many do not. What’s the secret? Well, it’s not a secret….

I just found the perfect solution to standing desk fatigue at SXSW

I got a standing desk about 8 months ago after hearing countless stories and statistics about bad for you it is to sit down at a desk all day. Since converting, I’ve fallen in love with my standing situation. I really do feel healthier and more productive now. But there is one major problem: When I do want to sit, there’s no comfortable way to…