You may have experienced occupational burnout if you:
Felt depleted of energy or exhausted when thinking of going to work Mentally distanced yourself from your work, or felt cynical or negative toward your job Felt ineffective, unsupported, or inefficient in your role
If so, you’re not alone. A Gallup study of 7,500 workers concluded that 23% of employees reported feeling burned out at work very often or always, while an additional 44% reported feeling burned out sometimes. That’s nearly two-thirds of the workforce.
The World Health Organization (WHO) classifies burnout as an occupational phenomenon, not a medical condition, and defines