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Early Survey Insights Reveal a Social Sector Facing Severe Burnout

Early Survey Insights Reveal a Social Sector Facing Severe Burnout

By Mental Health, Personal

Preliminary analysis defined by XFactor Collector conducted in their RESET 2020 Research Study outlined the intensity and increasing occurrence of stress and anxiety during the COVID-19 pandemic. Probono Australia dissects these findings further and translates what this reveals for many charities and non for profits, staff mental health, and their higher risk of burnout.

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Burnout From an Organisational Perspective

Burnout From an Organisational Perspective

By Mental Health, Personal

Recently, The World Health Organization (WHO) included burnout in its International Classification of Diseases, IDC-11, characterized by three dimensions:

  1.  feelings of energy depletion or exhaustion;
  2. increased mental distance from one’s job, or feelings of negativism or cynicism related to one’s job; and
  3. reduced professional efficacy.

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CSI Response: COVID-19 and Mental Health

CSI Response: COVID-19 and Mental Health

By Mental Health, Personal

The COVID-19 pandemic has significantly affected public access to mental health services – particularly vulnerable populations. Australians in rural and remote areas, Indigenous Australians, children, and young people experiencing stress, anxiety affecting their mental health are less likely to seek support from clinical and non-clinical mental health services and also face additional barriers to accessing mental health support. CSI has comprised a fact sheet as a constructed response to the emerging mental health crisis facing Australia in the wake of COVID-19.

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Managers, Adjust Your Expectations (Without Lowering the Bar)

Managers, Adjust Your Expectations (Without Lowering the Bar)

By Leadership, Personal

“In addition to the numerous, tangible challenges many employees now face in getting work done, there are several intangible challenges that we all face that greatly reduce our capacity to do work. These include: emotional and cognitive fatigue, compassion fatigue, and physical fatigue. To support their employees, managers must recalibrate their expectations, at least for the short-term. The author offers three ways to do so…” – HBR

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Does a Meaningful Job Need to Burn You Out?

Does a Meaningful Job Need to Burn You Out?

By Personal, Wellness & Wellbeing

Studies show that people are happier, healthier, more engaged, more committed, and better-performing when their work is meaningful to them. But if we were to create a list of jobs where burnout is very high and pay is insufficient to meet daily living needs, would the list look alarmingly similar to the list of meaningful jobs?

GGP discusses this dilemma and the correlation between meaning and burnout. Learn more to prevent yourself and your employees from withdrawal and burnout.

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