How companies are dealing with burnout to keep workers on board

HealthyGamer
HealthyGamer

Feeling overworked and overwhelmed, many people are reevaluating their jobs and the impact stress and isolation have had on their overall wellbeing — and research shows burnout has become a major factor in many workers quitting.

“Burnout is not about working too much, it’s about working ineffectively,” said psychiatrist Dr. Alok Kanojia, co-founder of the online mental health platform Healthy Gamer. “Burnout is when someone who wants to do a good job and is capable of doing a good job, but there’s a system that prevents them from doing it, and then they get exhausted, then they give up.”