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Burnout is an emerging trend threatening employee well-being during the pandemic.

Think it’s bad now? Wait until hurricane and fire seasons start

So far, 2020 has been a year of disruption for many Americans. Finances and lives have been upended by the mental, physical and economic impacts of the coronavirus pandemic. And now, another threat looms: storm and wildfire season.

Colorado State University predicts that we’ll have an “above average” Atlantic hurricane season, which begins in June. Tornado season has already begun and brought the deadliest outbreak in six years with a cluster of storms in mid-April. And the U.S. Forest Service says what once was a four-month wildfire season now stretches to six or eight months.

While you’re sticking close to home, take time to prepare your financial records and learn where to turn for help if natural disaster strikes…

 

A New Survey of More Than 700,000 Employees Reveals Another Crisis Facing the Workplace. Burnout is an emerging trend threatening employee well-being during the pandemic.

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“The reality is, with the amount of uncertainty and distress we’re all facing, it’s unlikely that the threat of burnout will dissipate anytime soon.” – Marcel Schwantes, Image source: Getty Images

It’s no secret that the world of work has been turned upside down because of Covid-19. Organizations have sought to understand their employees, how they’re doing, and in what ways they need to be supported.

During this time of crisis, Glint, a technology-based platform that helps companies build a more engaged workplace, has seen an increased sense of urgency from many of them in seeking a real-time understanding of employee sentiment so that they can make swift changes to support employee well-being.

Since March 18, Glint has gathered over 2.9 million survey responses from more than 700,000 employees around the world, in a sweeping range of industries. The biggest emerging trend threatening employee well-being? Burnout.

What Glint is seeing is that employee survey comments around burnout doubled from March to April, increasing from 2.7 to 5.4 percent, suggesting that it’s a growing threat to the productivity and engagement of today’s workforce…

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