It’s time for U.S. employers to re-calibrate their employees’ workloads. New national research from Eagle Hill Consulting reveals a majority of U.S. employees (58%) say they are burnt out, up from 45 percent in the early days of the COVID-19 pandemic. The leading cause? Nearly half attribute burnout to their workload.
This level of burnout poses a risk to companies’ bottom lines, and burnout could continue to rise as the pandemic lingers.
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These findings are contained in the 2020 Eagle Hill Consulting COVID-19 Employee Burnout Survey conducted on April 8-10, 2020, and August 13-17, 2020.