Blind, a workplace app used by tech workers in America, surveyed its users in 2019 on whether they were currently experiencing burnout from work related stress. An astonishing 57% replied ‘yes’.
Many people work in the technology sector because it is competitive and exciting; but it can also move at a lightning pace. The stress that comes with this environment can lead to feelings of being overwhelmed, crashes in productivity and higher risks of ill physical health. The ‘burnout’ phenomenon has now been recognized as an occupational illness by the World Health Organization.
This article will show you the three leading symptoms of employee burnout, how to recognize symptoms early and how to tackle the issues which lead to chronic stress.