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As the Omicron variant surge continues, industries across Canada — hospitals, schools, airlines and more — are facing staffing shortages. More and more workers are juggling overtime shifts and new job responsibilities as workplaces across Canada face a spike in COVID-related job absences.
Our question this week:Are you suffering from pandemic burnout at work? What support do you need?
Dr. Rima Styra, a psychiatrist and clinician investigator with University Health Network in Toronto, discusses the symptoms of burnout and what can help navigate these issues; and Laurent Lapierre, a professor of workplace behaviour at the University of Ottawa, looks at what people can do to manage their own work lives and how employers can manage burnout at the workplace.
Plus, Ask Me Anything Dr. Lisa Barrett, an infectious disease expert at Dalhousie University answering any questions on the Omicron variant.