Legal | 'Bore out': The new work term HR needs to know

'Bore out': The new work term HR needs to know

Last year, the term burnout was officially recognised by the World Health Organisation (WHO), signifying the increasing struggle workers are facing when it comes to their workloads and the extra hours they may be putting in.

However, while this term has garnered much precedence over the past few months, likely due to the fact employees are working from home and, as such, are working more hours as they find it difficult to switch off from work, the term bore-out is less commonly used.

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