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Career Burnout Assessment


Why You Should Take This Assessment

Career burnout has become a more common problem. If you are burned out, you may feel emotionally exhausted, overextended, and inadequate. It may cause you to withdraw from co-workers and clients and make it harder to succeed and be productive at work.

Many factors can lead to burnout, including personality traits and workplace climate. Studies have been done on certain industries (like health care) and specific jobs (like mental health work, police work, firefighting, nursing, and teaching) to better understand career burnout. Most of the principles learned during these studies apply to any type of job.

Career burnout comes on gradually, in phases. Take this assessment to find out if you may be at risk for career burnout and how to prevent it. Preventing and treating burnout is important for everyone. People who feel positive about their work are more productive, take less time off, and change jobs less often. You will feel happier and more satisfied.

How Much Time This Assessment Will Take

5 minutes

What You'll Get At The End Of The Assessment

  • An explanation of your work patterns
  • Recommended action steps for avoiding career burnout
  • Links to additional reading

Privacy Note: The assessment tool is not intended for shared or public computers. Read More.

Review Date: 09/25/2017
Reviewed By: Timothy Rogge, MD, Medical Director, Family Medical Psychiatry Center, Kirkland, WA. Also reviewed by David Zieve, MD, MHA, Medical Director, Brenda Conaway, Editorial Director, and the A.D.A.M. Editorial team.
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