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The Signs of Burnout at Work and What to Do About It

Posted on November 2019

A man feeling frustrated

A global survey by health insurance company Cigma recently classed Hong Kong as the fifth most stressed population in the world, with 95% of millennial age workers reporting feelings of stress.  

Workplace stress is commonplace in fast-moving and competitive sectors like banking and finance. As innovations develop through fintech and disruptor banks, finance professionals must keep to a faster pace, which can lead to burnout.  

Burnout, or chronic stress, has been recognised by the World Health Organization as a classified illness and can affect even the most talented and driven employees. This resource covers the leading symptoms of burnout and how to manage stress when it becomes overwhelming and affects your physical health.  

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