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Indian workforce are on the verge of burnout, faces most stressful time ever

Pressures to meet performance standards, handling routine and tedious tasks and blurred lines between work and life are some of the reasons for employees' burnout.

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The Covid-19 pandemic has created the most stressful year in history and negatively affected the mental health of the Indian workforce, according to separate surveys by Oracle and Microsoft. Employees in India are overly stressed, anxious and a third say they are on the verge of burnout.

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Why They are Stressed
  • Pressures to meet performance standards
  • Handling routine and tedious tasks
  • Juggling unmanageable workloads
  • Blurred lines between work and life
  • Social distancing and fear of catching the virus
  • Trying to balance childcare and household chores
  • Many still coping with change in work practices due to WFH


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