By: Cheryl Lynn Dratler, Senior Career Consultant for Career Partners International Florida – Caribbean
What’s secretly killing employee engagement?
Stunning reports on burnout levels in health care have forced organizations like Mayo Clinic and other major players to invest heavily in interventions. Critical care providers are experiencing annual increases in severe burnout. One study found that 45-55% of physicians across all specialties experience burnout (compared to 26.2% of working adults in the general population!).
These burnout rates should be unacceptable to top management. Burnout is serious, and it’s a formidable enemy of sustained engagement and productivity. Some executives are investing in interventions to counter the consequences of burnout. Their concern goes well beyond caring about employees; it’s also smart business. Read More