Stress & Anxiety

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It’s one thing to feel exhausted from work from time to time and another to experience burnout, yet almost all senior managers in Canada claim their teams are reeling from stress every day.

Ninety-six per cent of leaders surveyed by staffing firm Accountemps said their workers were burning out to some extent while 95% of staff reported feeling somewhat burned out.

Feeling overwhelmed

However, employers and their staff slightly disagree on the main culprit behind burnout. According to managers, workers are often stressed out over their unmanageable workload. Workers, on the other hand, cite constant interruptions as their main stressor in the workplace.

Other causes of burnout include career stagnation, having to use outdated technology and being forced to work in a toxic culture, the study found.