In a new study, women reported higher levels of fatigue associated with video calls than men. The solution, though, isn’t as simple as not having video calls. Read More.
California surgeon general Dr. Nadine Burke Harris and Ezra Klein discuss how Covid-19 and trauma are shaping children. - Listen to the complete interview or read the transcripts here.
Comfronting late-satge pandemic with everything from edibles to exodus. Read more.
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Local officials nationwide are announcing plans to step back from elected office. Many offer the same explanation: Covid burnout. Read More.
In 1974, Herbert Freudenberger became the first researcher to publish a paper in a psychology-related journal that used the term "burnout." The paper was based on his observations of the volunteer staff (including himself) at a free clinic for drug addicts. Read More
From surprise days off to 30-hour workweeks, managers are devising ways to help employees; “How are you really, really doing?” Read More
Video game makers call it “crunch” -- the process of working nights and weekends to hit a tight deadline. But unlike other professions that might muster employees to work overtime in the final stretches of a project, in game development it can be a permanent, and debilitating, way of life. Read more
The World Health Organization now recognizes work "burnout" as an occupational phenomenon. The syndrome is included in the agency's handbook of medical diagnoses, which guides health professionals around the world. Read more
Several years ago, I started a job that I believed was my dream job. It was a job I spent four years of college and two years of internships preparing for. This was my big break, and I was not going to squander it. Burnout. Read more