Nearly four in five Australians working from home suffered from burnout last year

Original article by Matt Johnson
The New Daily – Page: Online : 15-Jan-21

An international study undertaken on behalf of work management app Asana has found that 77 per cent of Australians and New Zealanders experienced burnout while working from home in 2020 due to the coronavirus pandemic. This compares with 71 per cent of respondents globally. The study also found that working from home resulted in more employees putting in longer hours, yet productivity was negatively affected. Jim Stanford from the Centre for Future Work contends that working from home is not sustainable.

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ASANA, THE AUSTRALIA INSTITUTE LIMITED. CENTRE FOR FUTURE WORK

Workers clocking off mentally, study claims

Original article by Lucille Keen
The Australian Financial Review – Page: 11 : 15-Jul-16

Many Australian employees are mentally detached from their work. Recruitment firm Robert Half conducted a study of 300 CFOs and finance directors which shows that 49 per cent of small to medium businesses detected “inner resignation” among employees. Large organisations reported up to 54 per cent of workers being in this category. Robert Half Asia Pacific senior MD David Jones advises companies to take steps to re-engage workers, as poor morale has a negative impact on productivity.

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ROBERT HALF AUSTRALIA PTY LTD, STANFORD UNIVERSITY, AUSTRALIAN HUMAN RESOURCES INSTITUTE, ERNST AND YOUNG, GALLUP INTERNATIONAL