Beyond Burnout: Why Are So Many People Unhappy at Work?
Featuring Ludmila Praslova, Professor of Psychology, and Founding Director of Organizational Psychology, Vanguard University of Southern California, and Phoebe Gavin, Career Coach, and Executive Director of Talent and Development, Vox.com
Even before the pandemic and the Great Resignation, burnout was an issue. But in the past few years, even the most dedicated and promising employees across industries have suffered a remarkable decline in morale, and are quitting, retiring, changing jobs, or scaling back. Often the normal attempts to address dissatisfaction with bonuses or extra time off aren’t making a difference. So what’s really behind this crisis, and how can both managers and employees address job satisfaction in a more meaningful way?