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The Signs of Burnout at Work and What to Do About It

Posted on November 2019

A man is feeling frustrated

A 2019 global survey by health insurance company Cigna found that 92% of Singaporean workers reported feeling stressed in their workplace. Levels of stress are particularly high in the banking and financial services sectors, as institutions handle the rise of fintech and a changing landscape within the financial markets.   

As the sector evolves, some workers have experienced overwhelming levels of stress, leading to a phenomenon known as burnout. Classified as a recognised illness by the World Health Organization in 2019, this condition is caused by workplace pressures and situations which can manifest into a physical illness.   

This resource covers the three leading symptoms of burnout and the stress management tactics which can help you prevent reaching a point of burnout or prevent it from happening again.     

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