burnout

Open plan office
Feb 24 '20 09:19

Employees who work in open-plan, shared work spaces have more problems with fatigue, loss of concentration, stress, and headaches, television program De Monitor reports after speaking to 90 members of the Dutch association for occupational medicine and physicians NVAB.

80 percent of the NVAB members told De Monitor that sick leave would decrease if people worked with fewer colleagues in a room, NOS reports. Almost 60 percent said that shared work spaces should be abolished.

Students in a lecture
Jan 20 '20 10:20

Professors, lecturers and support staff at universities in the Netherlands on average work 12 to 15 hours more per week than their contract prescribes, without being paid for it, according to a report trade unions FNV and AOb and university action group WO in Actie presented to the Inspectorate for Social Affairs and Employment on Monday. The forced, unpaid overtime can compromise the top position of Dutch universities, WO in Actie said to newspaper AD. 

Dutch police officers responding to a report of a crime
Nov 21 '19 13:30

Police officers are struggling with a massive workload due to increasing duties and a growing staff shortage, police unions ACP, NPB, VMHP and ANPV warned at a press conference in The Hague on Thursday. They call on the Justice Minister, the police leadership, mayors, and the Public Prosecution Service to pick which crimes will get priority in the coming year, because the police "can't do everything", NOS reports.

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Nov 18 '19 09:55

The number of young doctors in the Netherlands struggling with burnout symptoms increased significantly over the past two years, according to a quickscan study by care providers' organization VvAA. Currently 20 percent of doctors under the age of 35 have burnout symptoms, compared to 13 percent two years ago, the Volkskrant reports.

At 20 percent with burnout symptoms, young doctors score far worse than the national average of 15 percent and their older colleagues at 11 percent. 

High workload
Oct 14 '19 08:55

If nothing changes, stress and high workloads will affect a quarter of Dutch workers to such an extent that they will have to work less or not at all by 2030, according to service provider Arbo Unie. The number of employees with a burnout doubled in the past 20 years and that trend will only continue, Arbo Unie predicts, AD reports.

Stress
Jul 9 '19 14:20

Occupational doctors and psychologists are concerned about the massive increase in the number of stress- and burnout coaches in the Netherlands. They are particularly worried that these coaches don't have the necessary skills to provide the help their customers need, according to a study by television program Nationaal Stressdebat among 500 occupational doctors and -psychologists, RTL Nieuws reports.

Students in a lecture
Jan 28 '19 10:50

Students who need to take out a loan to pay for their studies are more often extremely tired, emotionally exhausted and concerned about having a burnout. They are also more likely to say no to social activities because of the costs, according to a survey by Motivaction commissioned by student organization ISO, NOS and BN De Stem report.

According to ISO, the survey shows that the loan system has a major impact on students. "Borrowing does not only touch students in the wallet, but also emotionally. That became a fact with this study", chairman Tom van den Brink said to NOS.

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Feb 14 '18 08:48

Women are slightly more likely to suffer from burnout symptoms than men, according to a study by Statistics Netherlands and TNO. Young women between the ages of 25 and 35 most often suffer psychological fatigue from work.  

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Nov 16 '17 09:21

The number of employees suffering from burn-out symptoms in the Netherlands increased significantly between 2015 and 2017, according to the National Salary Study by university Nyenrode and career site Intermediair. This year 15 percent of Dutch women indicated that they had a burnout, compared to 9,4 percent in 2015. Burnouts hit 9 percent of male employees, compared to 6 percent two years ago.

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May 23 '17 09:27

Dutch employers take too few steps to prevent recurrence of burnout in their employees, according to a study by Kantar Public on behalf of Zilveren Kruis. 56 percent of employees who return to work after recovering from a burnout, find that their manager did not make any changes, NU.nl reports.

Feb 1 '17 15:50

The PvdA wants to give employees in the Netherlands the right to be unreachable to their boss and colleagues outside of working hours - no more answering a quick work email during dinner time, if PvdA leader Lodewijk Asscher has his way, RTL Nieuws reports.

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Nov 15 '16 09:06

Minister Lodewijk Asscher of Social Affairs and Employment is calling on business leaders and employers to deal better with their employees work stress and help prevent burnouts. He is making 13 million euros in subsidies available to help them do so, the Minister announced at the start of Week of Work Stress in The Hague on Monday. 

Gavel
Aug 2 '16 15:40

The court in The Hague granted a fired worker a transition allowance - previously known as severance pay - despite the fact that he used cocaine during or shortly before work and caused a workplace accident, Z24 reports. According to the court, the worker's actions were not "seriously culpable".

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Jul 6 '16 07:46

Roughly 14 percent of women working in management positions reported being burnt out in 2015, a report published by Statistics Netherlands reveals. The National Working Conditions Survey also showed that about ten percent of men suffer from burnout.

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Sep 11 '14 14:45

A new research study has shown that more than 75 percent of teenagers are experiencing so much stress that they are at risk of burning out.

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