Aviva: Women at greater risk of burnout from hybrid working

Higher concern of burnout

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Women are at greater risk of burnout and suffering from poor wellbeing due to hybrid working practices, according to research from Aviva.

Aviva has been analysing workforce attitudes since February 2020 and the latest results suggested new work practices are impacting women more than men. Women are more concerned than men about burnout (46% vs 35% respectively) and are less likely to feel hard work entitles them to take time off. Two-thirds (64%) of women would take time for wellbeing and recuperation, compared to 72% of men. This also impacts productivity: half of men (52%) feel the most productive from hybrid arrangements, compared to 44% of women who feel the same way. "Employees will look for something in return ...

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