Organizations are feeling the pain of the high employee turnover rates of late, but individual employees are also affected. Many feel overworked, under-rewarded and isolated, and they're getting burned out. And in toxic workplaces, the impact can be even worse: Employees' mental and physical health can be compromised, according to a warning issued by the US Surgeon General in October 2022. Fortunately, solutions abound and internal communications is one powerful tool for combatting burnout and its residual effects.
Employee burnout is rampant
Employee burnout is a pervasive problem hindering the operations and cultures at many organizations today.