August 3, 2022

The Hybrid Workplace: Let’s Fix the Problems, Not the Symptoms

Recently, the Partnership for Public Services and Boston Consulting Group released the annual rankings for the 2021 Best Places to Work in the Federal Government. The results showed a dismal response to employee engagement across the board. Worse yet, employees were only 40.1% certain their leaders would “use the results of the 2021 Federal Employee Viewpoint Survey to make their agencies a better place to work,” as Drew Friedman explains. Given the evolution of the hybrid workplace over the last […]
July 22, 2022

Burnout: Fighting the Occupational Phenomenon

Burnout is a term we hear a lot nowadays, too much. The World Health Organization classifies burnout as an occupational phenomenon and the direct result of “chronic workplace stress that has not been successfully managed.” Characterized by three separate dimensions, we’ve all felt burnout in one way or another: from depleting energy and exhaustion surrounding your work to increased negativism or cynicism relating to your job.  Burnout isn’t uncommon, but we often find ourselves treating the symptoms rather than rooting […]