To Curb Burnout, Design Jobs to Better Match Employees’ Needs

Burnt out employees show that there are urgent problems to be addressed at the heart of any organization. But burnout is a management and organizational issue, not a physical or mental health issue, so promoting self-care won’t usually help employees recover. The chronic job stressors that cause burnout can emerge from several kinds of mismatches, which reflect a bad fit between the job and basic human needs such as competence, belonging, and psychological safety. Read More