Employees are exhausted. In a recent Gartner survey1, 93% of HR leaders said they’re more concerned about employee burnout today and on average, employees work 9 hours of unpaid overtime a week.
Couple this exhaustion with the holidays, a career-risk trigger point when employees, and even with macro uncertainty and cooling job market, you’re more likely to see high potential talent leave an organization.
Having time to self-reflect can often cause people to reevaluate their employment situation and question whether they have a future with their current company — especially if they’re hearing stories of promotions, bonuses and extended vacations from others. The new year provides an opportunity to start over.
Here are the 5 Times a Year When Your Team is Most at Risk for Leaving. However, the good news is there’s still time as a leader to be proactive before the end of the year.