Thursday, February 29

Am I suffering from work burnout? How to know when it’s time to pause.

Johnny C. Taylor Jr.

Johnny C. Taylor Jr. tackles your human resources questions as part of a series for USA TODAY. Taylor is president and CEO of the Society for Human Resource Management, the world’s largest HR professional society and author of “Reset: A Leader’s Guide to Work in an Age of Upheaval.”

The questions are submitted by readers, and Taylor’s answers below have been edited for length and clarity.

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Question: I have played a central role in the launch of major projects for my company over the last couple of years. My work has been demanding and sometimes requires long hours. However, I’ve been feeling perpetually fatigued lately. I think I may be experiencing burnout. How can I tell if I have burnout? – Judy

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