USA Today article: Burnout up among employees.
"Since last year, the most significant growth in work priorities is no longer accomplishing basic responsibilities or improving their performance, but just showing up. "Being present" was the most important priority cited by 22% of workers in a recent survey — a 47% increase since the survey began in 2003 and a jump of 3 percentage points since last year."
"You can't have massive restructuring and reductions in force without having the workload become a massive issue. Until they're hiring again and bringing some additional capacity into the workplace, we're going to see a continuation of feelings of burnout that we see now."
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