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Managing and overcoming burnout

Abstract:

This chapter discusses how to manage and overcome burnout. It explores the initial steps which should be taken by an employee including seeking help in the form of social support, a trained professional, an employee assistance program, and career counseling. It also discusses the importance of lowering stress, taking the time to recover, understanding and accepting the feelings and expectations that accompany burnout, and mending fences. Finally, the importance of restructuring the current job is discussed, along with the possibility of finding another job when all else has failed.

Key words

burnout

managing burnout

overcoming burnout

Introduction

At some point, the question may no longer be how ...

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