Local News


SURVEY: Nevada residents most concerned about the signs, symptoms of burnout

Posted at 12:25 PM, Jan 05, 2021
and last updated 2021-01-05 15:48:22-05

Between the COVID-19 pandemic and stress in the workplace, many Americans are dealing with more stress than ever before.

According to a new survey done by Verilife, 2,000 Americans were asked about their experiences with burnout, symptoms of burnout and how they cope with stress and exhaustion in 2020.

They also analyzed the most common search terms in every state based on Google search volume.

Here's what they found:

- 92% of those surveyed say burnout affects their everyday life.

Most common causes for burnout:

1. COVID-19
2. Work
3. Finances
4. Politics
5. The news
6. Social media.

Nevada residents most commonly searched for terms related to signs and symptoms of burnout.

Most common causes of workplace burnout:

1. Pressure to put in extra work
2. Not taking PTO
3. Working remotely
4. Fear or furlough/layoffs
5. Stressful manager/boss 5. Stressful coworkers.

According to the results, 80% say burnout has prevented them focusing at work; 61% have cried before, during or after work; and 56% say burnout has prevented them from going to work.

The full report can be viewed here.