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Definition of Employee Burnout:

Burnout occurs when there is a physical and mental exhaustion. Work stress, prolonged working hours, lack of a support system can contribute to burnout at work. Categorised as a mental condition by the World Health Organization, some symptoms include absenteeism, constant irritability, lethargy, mistakes at work, no sense of achievement, lack of focus, and frequent sickness.  

According to a Gallup survey in 2018, among 7500 full-time employees, close to 23% feel burnt out regularly, and around 44% experience burnout at some point in their job. 
 

What are the reasons behind Job burnout?

Tackling employee burnout at your workplace: