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A Crash Course on Employee Burnout and the Playbook on How to Prevent it

Burnout can creep up on even the strongest workers, undermining their productivity and mental health. Left untreated, burnout leads to disengaged employees that cost employers 34% of their annual salary. With 86% of employees expressing that they faced burnout in 2020, it is more important than ever to understand this problem, which typical wellness programs have not solved. Burnout comes in different forms, with preventable root causes, symptoms, and unique solutions. By understanding burnout at a deeper level, people leaders can create more dynamic policies to address it.

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Employee Wellbeing

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Employee Wellbeing

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