man at desk looking stressed Long-term burnout can result in disruptions at work and prolonged physical and psychological challenges–issues that can't be swept under the rug or solved with an existing way of thinking. (Photo: Shutterstock)

Fatigue has set in. We all know it. What some thought would last only a couple of weeks has lasted the better part of a year. The pandemic is taking its toll. People are struggling. Noted in a study published by Kennesaw State University, the harsh reality of "spillover" between work and home life is undeniable:

  • Conflicts between work and family have magnified.
  • Burnout is on the rise.
  • Employers are struggling to find ways to manage their own stress and that of their employees.
  • Employees, meanwhile, continue down a path of ill mental health.

There is a real need for proactive support — and a multitude of technologies requiring an employee to be always-on isn't the answer.

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