CIOs Must Deal With Staff Stress and Burnout

CIOs Must Deal With Staff Stress and Burnout

CIOs Must Deal With Staff Stress and BurnoutCIOs Must Deal With Staff Stress and Burnout

Burnout and stress levels are soaring. CIOs can help by encouraging their teams to take all their earned time off—and to detach from work while on vacation.

Danger ZoneDanger Zone

61% of the employees surveyed said they are burned out in their current job, and 31% said they experience high or extremely high stress levels at work.

Cause and EffectCause and Effect

33% of those experiencing high levels of stress said they are dissatisfied with their job.

Support GapSupport Gap

79% of the workers surveyed said their company does not offer classes or programs to help them manage stress.

Lost Time, Part ILost Time, Part I

33% have not taken a vacation this year—or they don’t plan to take one in 2017.

Lost Time, Part IILost Time, Part II

17% of the workers surveyed had unused vacation days in 2016.

Always OnAlways On

31% check work email while on vacation, and 18% check into work via other methods.

RegretsRegrets

36% of the workers surveyed said they return from vacation and find so much work that they wish they never left.

State of ExhaustionState of Exhaustion

29% said they are tired all the time due to stress, and 26% said they have sleepless nights because of this.

Physical TollPhysical Toll

24% of the workers surveyed said stress causes aches and pains, and 18% said it results in weight gain.

Gender DivideGender Divide

34% of women and 27% of men said they are experiencing high or extremely high stress levels because of work.

Dennis McCafferty
Dennis McCafferty
Dennis McCafferty is a contributor to CIO Insight. He covers topics such as IT leadership, IT strategy, collaboration, and IT for businesses.

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