Archive category: burnout

Perfectionist, hard-working employees: dream or liability?

Every employer dreams of having perfectionist, industrious staff. One employer recently experienced the flip side of this when a former employee initiated proceedings against it, claiming payment of her overtime and damages for health problems, which included a miscarriage and a burnout. What was this all about? The employee...

Technostress – Right to disconnect?

Over the years, the dividing line between work life and private life has become thinner and thinner. Employees tend to feel the pressure to be always on, including during weekends and holidays. Innovations such as smartphones and smart watches allow employees to get messages, calls, or emails constantly, making...