As more attention is paid to the epidemic and financial cost of burnout in the workplace, companies are scrambling to identify and mitigate its root causes. In Canada, 46% of employees feel a sense of burnout. It has numerous definitions and the way we structure conversations around workplace culture, burnout and belonging need to be addressed.
Burnout is not the inability to handle stress. Structural spaces do not cultivate a sense of community and culture, and most company interventions, though well-intentioned, are insufficient. Elizabeth Métraux offers an unconventional take on burnout, with actionable insight to create a more fulfilled and equitable workplace.