American Workers Are Experiencing Serious Work-from-home Burnout This Year, According to EPIC Provisions Survey
High-quality, meat-based snack and protein bar brand is teaming up with life balance guru and author
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One clear takeaway of the research: taking personal breaks led to increased happiness and productivity.
However, of those workers who are staying home, many survey respondents are finding it exceptionally difficult to unplug in this new environment.
- 75% feel the need to answer emails or calls immediately, and three out of five workers feel “stuck” to their computer.
- Millennials reported the highest rate of burnout at 72%, while 55% of Boomers don’t feel guilty stepping away.
On the contrary, nearly three-quarters of those who report higher levels of happiness (72%) and productivity (73%) while working from home feel they have more time to improve themselves and learn new skills. What respondents are snacking on during those breaks also makes a difference. Those who are happier working from home are 43% more likely to currently eat healthy snacks.
Pursuing something greater and being your best self is deeply rooted in EPIC’s culture. To help more work-from-home warriors aim for greatness, EPIC has joined forces with bestselling author and wellness guru
“If you don't take a break, you'll break, that's what I've found,” said
“At EPIC, we understand the desire for achievement and stretching to reach that next goal. But we also recognize that refueling and reengaging are critical to getting there,” said
As part of his partnership with EPIC, Holiday will be encouraging workers to #TakeAnEPICBreak during the week of
The above resultsarefrom an online national survey of 1,000
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