February 14, 2021

Validate Your Fatigued Workforce

Pandemic fatigue is upon us as we start our second year of working and living under the cloud of COVID-19. Many companies that have survived are focused on doing the work. Focused may be the wrong term since lack of focus is one result of the fatigue. The pandemic has muddied work boundaries.  Workweeks and workloads have increased as have employees struggling with anxiety, depression, and burnout. Gallup’s recent report, Employee Burnout: Causes and Cures demonstrated workweeks that average more than 50 hours significantly increase burnout, and there is another substantial rise in burnout at 60 hours. A study by […]
October 13, 2020

Always On, Exhausted, Getting Out

One in four women are considering leaving work or reducing their career. Many women feel they are doing it all, but not doing any of it very well. Pressures created by the pandemic are causing women to experience certain challenges more than men. These include worrying their performance is being judged because of caregiving responsibilities, feeling the need to be available to work at all hours, feeling blind-sided by decisions that affect their daily work routine, housework and caregiving responsibilities and discomfort in sharing their challenges at work.  Women with children under 10 years old are most likely to leave […]