Are you more irritable and less patient with others? Do you feel disillusioned and no longer derive satisfaction from your accomplishments? Have your sleep or eating habits changed? Are you experiencing headaches or neck or lower back pain? If you answered yes to any of these questions, you might be suffering from job burnout.
And, if it's any consolation, you're not alone.
According to a nationwide survey by Career.com, a whopping 77 percent of workers say they feel burnout on the job.
The causes might be:
Certain personality traits can also contribute to burnout. For example, you might be a perfectionist who wants control or refuses to delegate tasks to others. Also, certain professions suffer from a higher degree of burnout, such as healthcare or social workers.
If you're suffering from burnout, here are eight ways to prevent or treat burnout on the job.
Hire Joel Garfinkle to help you develop a step-by-step plan to prevent and treat burnout.You need an executive coach with a proven track record to help you with your burnout.
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