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Battling employee burnout

Organizational strategies for beating work burnout

Millions of American workers face unprecedented circumstances—either working around the clock on the frontline of the pandemic, worrying about protecting their business or job, or struggling to work from home. Employee burnout was a problem before the pandemic, and the risks of work burnout continue to be painfully acute.

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Workshop: Integrating employee well-being into daily work life

This interactive program provides organizations with insight into the causes and impacts of employee burnout, and equips teams to improve connection, productivity, and effectiveness. Learn more

Addressing employee burnout matters more than ever

The risks of work burnout are painfully acute. By not addressing occupational burnout, organizations jeopardize their employee engagement and overall productivity.

Burnout is on the rise

45% in April 2020 to 57% in September 2020.

Source: Eagle Hill Consulting

Organizations aren’t acting

Over one-third of workers say their organizations are not doing anything to help their employees with burnout.

Source: Eagle Hill Consulting

$500 billion price tag

Workplace stress is estimated to cost the U.S. economy more than $500 billion dollars each year.

Source: HBR

How do we address employee burnout?

We help clients shape and implement strategies for fighting employee burnout, boosting employee productivity and driving organizational performance. Our solutions include:

Organizational resiliency, culture, and core values

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Crisis response and recovery

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Workload sustainability and workforce planning

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Employee experience, engagement, and retention

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Organizational change management and communications

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Employee Burnout Insights

Our latest research & thinking

Keep your finger on the pulse of the trends impacting your business and your industry with actionable insights and best practices based on our proprietary research.

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Battling employee burnout amid the COVID-19 pandemic

Nearly half of U.S. employees say they are burnt out, with 1 in 4 naming the global coronavirus pandemic as the cause. How can organizations take steps to address employee burnout—and where are workers saying their employers are falling short?

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GovExec Daily Podcast: Eagle Hill Discusses How Feds Are Handling the Stress of COVID-19

Eagle Hill Consulting's David Witkowski joins the podcast to discuss his firm's survey results on how public servants are working during the crisis and handling the stress of COVID-19. Listen now.

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Nearly two-thirds of employees with remote learning children are burnt out, new Eagle Hill research finds

A new national poll of the US workforce indicates that 65 percent of employees with children in remote learning situations are feeling burnout. Find out more about the causes of burnout for parents with children.

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Webinar | Organizational strategies for battling burnout during the COVID-19 pandemic

The COVID-19 pandemic has become a big stressor for workers in all industries. With employee burnout on the rise, President and CEO Melissa Jezior explores ways organizations can help their employees with licensed clinical psychologist Binita Amin.

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Living Lab

Staying the course: Keeping employees connected and engaged for the long haul

As Eagle Hill has worked through our own COVID-19 response, we’ve drawn on the strength of our award-winning culture and change management expertise to support employees while remote. Our Living Lab outlines 5 steps to reach long term employee engagement.

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The Wall Street Journal: Eagle Hill Research Finds Employee Burnout

A survey by Eagle Hill found 45% of employees already felt burned out amid COVID-19, and half admit to be less productive. See the full article for more about remote working.

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ABC World News Tonight: Eagle Hill Finds Employee Burnout Rising

Workers are feeling more stressed and exhausted during the pandemic than ever before. President & CEO, Melissa Jezior speaks about the three biggest drivers fueling burnout from work during the pandemic.

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The Guardian: I cry when I come to work

Eagle Hill research reveals 35% of workers attribute their burnout to COVID-19 circumstances, up from 25% in the spring. Read the full article which discusses stress caused by increased workloads and understaffing effects essential workers.

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Fox News: Feeling Burnout? You’re Not Alone

Research by Eagle Hill Consulting shows 55% of people working from home during the month of August indicated they were dealing with burnout. This is a 10% increase since March. Learn more about how to find work-life balance.

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