Man with burnout Burnout is up 4% after hitting a two-year high of 5.41% in August 2020. (Photo: Shutterstock)

In one of the many perverse twists of 2020, employees reported feeling happier at work last year than they did in 2019, even as burnout increased. A survey from Glint, part of LinkedIn, found that in December 2020, happiness at work increased 5.4% from the year before, while burnout increased nearly 4%.

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