Ways to Prevent Employee Burnout

According to a 2016 survey of 615 HR professionals conducted by Kronos Inc. and Future Workplace, employee burnout had reached record levels. There are many contributors to this problem and it has a huge impact on workplace retention, work productivity, engagement, and turnover. Unfair compensation, workloads, and poor management are a few contributors to this problem. In this infographic, we are giving you a few tips on how to prevent employee burnout.

Gallup recently surveyed more than 7,500 full-time employees about burnout. 23 percent of those workers said they felt burned out more often than not. You can hold walking meetings. These meetings would provide a change of scenery from screens, desks, and walls. This can also improve engagement and communication. Encourage employees to take a mental health day can help. Consider a small token of appreciation for their efforts. Encourage employees to use their allotted vacation time. Run a report every year to ensure there aren’t any excessive balances. Fair distribution of job responsibilities will prevent employee burnout and improve retention. HR needs to ensure that performance goals are communicated clearly to employees. HR should be training managers on how to keep employees engaged and motivated.They’re responsible for their employees’ promotions and value-added contributions.

With these tips, you can help recharge yourselves and your employees. These tips would boost your employee’s energy, motivation, and positivity.

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Hanan Ashraf
A strong believer in the power that words have over people, Hanan works on producing content that is creative but at the same time graspable for readers. A content writer and digital marketing intern, she loves to write about automation, HR, performance management, and employee wellbeing.