A day is over. A page of the calendar is torn off. Next, please. A day is over. A page of the calendar is torn off. Next, please. . .
GAO How the Pandemic is Changing the IRS - GAO Watchdog Blog: “At the onset of the pandemic, IRS had to temporarily shut down its onsite operations, including its mail processing facilities. The impact could be felt by taxpayers, who waited longer for returns to be processed or to receive COVID-related economic relief checks. But the pandemic also disrupted IRS’s tax enforcement programs used to check that information provided by taxpayers is verified, and that the correct amount of tax is paid to the federal government. Today’s WatchBlog post looks at our new work on how IRS was impacted by COVID-19 in 2020 and 2021, as well as the long-term changes the pandemic may have on its operations…”
Employee burnout climbed 100% during the pandemic - TechRepublic: “The percentage of reviews on Glassdoor mentioning burnout jumped 100% during the COVID-19 pandemic, while the proportion of employees who mentioned mental health increased 143%, the job site said in a newly-released report on work-life balance in the U.S. The rise in the discussion of mental health is stark, the job site said. “Soon after the start of COVID-19 in the U.S., a spike in mental health discussion appeared in Glassdoor reviews, followed by a steady increase throughout 2021.” The transition to working from home for the last 18 or so months was meant to be temporary, but now “some companies are taking meaningful steps by introducing permanent flexible or work from home policies, allowing employees to have more autonomy over their own schedule,” the report said. Companies are also encouraging employees to use more paid time off during the pandemic, the report said…”
Twenty one years of trust and goodwill gone in a single message.That manager is about to find out that employees are not in fact interchangeable
Boss said: And I’m telling you to kick rocks with your bare feet
It’s time Senior Execs and management comprehend that employees stay where they are valued, rewarded and protected. Act accordingly or prepare to work those front lines yourselves.
Think you deserve better than your current job? You’re not alone. A record number of American workers -- 4.3 million in August -- are leaving their jobs in what has been dubbed "The Great Resignation".
A recent survey of workers across 25 countries, including 1,000 in Australia, found Australian office workers are the most burnt out in the world, ahead of Italy, China, Canada, the US and the UK.
More than half of the Australian respondents said they suffered from burnout in the last 12 months, with 52% admitting they’ve taken time off due to mental health concerns during pandemic lockdowns.
Similar research from LinkedIn found 52% of office workers have taken time off during the pandemic to support their mental wellbeing.
We’ve had to set expectations with you multiple times.”