Burnout displayed in 98% of Gen Z workers

Only 24% of employers provide mental health support

Jaskeet Briah
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Burnout levels among young professionals are at an all-time high, with signs being displayed in 98% of employees aged between 18 to 24, according to Cigna International Health.

Research by the healthcare provider found a 31% increase in mental health claims by workers in 2022. The cost of living crisis is cited as one of the main stressors amongst those surveyed, with over one third (36%) reporting the rising the ongoing economic crisis as the leading cause of their stress. Over 3,000 professionals and mobile workers globally took part in the survey, which reported that while 40% of employees are now looking for mental health support from their employer, only 24% provide it. Cigna stated the finding highlights how financial worries are affecting the healt...

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