Burning bright or burning out?

There’s a difference between being driven and driving yourself or your employees into the ground. With workplace absences as a result of stress and burnout on the rise, Amanda Connolly looks at what’s causing this trend and how to combat it

3rd March, 2019
Burning bright or burning out?
Aisling Teillard, chief executive of Tandem

In today’s world of near full employment and seemingly endless opportunities, we have created a culture that celebrates hard work. But that modern culture has also started blurring the lines between genuine hard work and working at a relentless pace.

If you read a job opening today, it will more than likely mention one of three things — the environment is fast paced, they need someone who “can hit the ground working” or...

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