Who Needs Sleep? How Work Overload Burns Out Employees [VIDEO]

This is the final video in my 10-part series focusing on the 10 ways that organizations burn out employees.  I'll discuss how two types of work overload burn out employees -- plus the actions you can take now to prioritize projects and help employees create a better work-life balance. Dr. Geri Puleo, SPHR, is the … Continue reading Who Needs Sleep? How Work Overload Burns Out Employees [VIDEO]

“I Hate My Job!” How Negative Coworkers Contribute to Burnout [VIDEO]

This is video #9 in a 10-part series focusing on the 10 ways that organizations burn out employees. I'll discuss how negative co-workers can burn out employees -- plus actions you can take now to overcome assumptions as to WHY workers are so negative as well as how to create a more positive work environment. … Continue reading “I Hate My Job!” How Negative Coworkers Contribute to Burnout [VIDEO]

7 Time Wasters That Destroy Work-Life Balance [VIDEO]

It's tough to balance the conflicting responsibilities of our work and personal lives. Maybe it's because we're exhausted, but we all waste time.  I'll identify 7 time-wasters that contribute to work-life imbalance In this quick 2-minute video, I'll discuss 7 time-wasters that contribute to work-life imbalance AND can lead to burnout. Dr. Geri Puleo, SPHR, … Continue reading 7 Time Wasters That Destroy Work-Life Balance [VIDEO]

I Win…You Lose: How Politics and Sabotage Create Burnout [VIDEO]

This is video #7 in a 10-part series focusing on the 10 ways that organizations burn out employees. I'll discuss how environments that condone (or encourage) politics can lead to sabotage and employee burnout -- plus I'll provide tips on how to prevent it from happening in your workplace. Dr. Geri Puleo, SPHR, is the … Continue reading I Win…You Lose: How Politics and Sabotage Create Burnout [VIDEO]

We Don’t Have It! How Insufficient Resources Create Employee Burnout [VIDEO]

This is video #6 in a 10-part series focusing on the 10 ways that organizations burn out employees.  I'll discuss how insufficient resources lead to employee burnout and give tips on balancing the financial and human costs of providing -- or NOT providing -- the necessary resources. Dr. Geri Puleo, SPHR, is the President and … Continue reading We Don’t Have It! How Insufficient Resources Create Employee Burnout [VIDEO]

Do As I Say! How Poor Leadership Creates Burnout [VIDEO]

This is video #5 in a 10-part series focusing on the 10 ways that organizations burn out employees.  I'll discuss how poor leadership leads to employee burnout and give tips on how to build relationships with employees and increase engagement. Dr. Geri Puleo, SPHR, is the President and CEO of Change Management Solutions, Inc., an … Continue reading Do As I Say! How Poor Leadership Creates Burnout [VIDEO]

Is Your Resume Scan-Friendly? 12 Things You SHOULDN’T Do

OUCH:  75% of online job applicants are rejected by the employer's Applicant Tracking System (ATS)!   Applicant Tracking Systems (ATS) have revolutionized the hiring process.  Because they can check for person-job fit much more quickly than a human scan, ATS are used by over 90% of large companies and 50% of mid-sized companies. So, just about any … Continue reading Is Your Resume Scan-Friendly? 12 Things You SHOULDN’T Do

Will Flexible Work Schedules Benefit Your Organization? 10 Factors to Consider

Workplace flexibility.  All employees want it…most employers say they provide it…but few fully harness its benefits.  Whether you’re seeking work-life balance, trying to reduce employee burnout, or responding to new paradigms at how work is done, you need to consider 10 critical factors before introducing flexible work arrangements in the workplace. 10 Factors to Consider … Continue reading Will Flexible Work Schedules Benefit Your Organization? 10 Factors to Consider

Listen to the Naysayers: How Resistors Can Actually HELP During Organizational Change

Change resistance.   It’s the bane of change leaders’ existence…but should it be?  Could change resistance actually be a BLESSING?!  And if you are the target of an organizational change initiative, should you keep your doubts and concerns to yourself? These are some of the fundamental challenges facing change leaders and change targets when an organization … Continue reading Listen to the Naysayers: How Resistors Can Actually HELP During Organizational Change

Worked to Death: The Physical Consequences of Extreme Burnout

Worked to Death: The Physical Consequences of Burnout (by Dr. Geri Puleo). Karoshi means "death by overwork" -- it is a real medical condition and might be the result of prolonged burnout. http://wp.me/p2fzap-al