According to the Conference Board of Canada, employee “burnout” costs Canadian businesses an estimated $12 billion every year in health claims, lost productivity and absenteeism.
To maintain a healthy and productive workplace preventing this burnout is a goal that every manager and supervisor should work towards. Early intervention and recognition of warning signs is critical not only their the individuals they supervise but also for themselves.
Maintaining balance at work is an important factor in managing the level of stress anyone deals with on a daily basis. There are steps you, as a supervisor or manager can take to help prevent burnout among your staff members:
Find details on EFAP services available to help departments and supervisors promote a healthy work environment, and resources and services available through the EFAP.