DURBAN – Burnout can silently stunt growth, stifle innovation and poison a workplace environment.
Employees may be reluctant to admit feeling burned out, and therefore managers need to recognise the warning signs and take steps to facilitate resiliency.
Lyndy van den Barselaar, managing director at ManpowerGroup South Africa said, "Burnout will not only cause physical and mental health issues for employees, but will also cause ineffectiveness in the workplace. Therefore, it is in employers best interest to ensure they take the correct steps to mitigate this".
ManpowerGroup and its partner Right Management suggest the following strategies for effectively combating workplace burnout.
Recognise the warning signs