032: 3 Reasons Why Gen Z Workers Struggle with Burnout The Most

By 2023 Gen Z is expected to make up around 30% of the workforce. However, not unlike the Millennial Generation, Gen Z workers are already reporting high levels of burnout.

A recent survey revealed that 46% of Gen Z staff felt that they were constantly stressed out and anxious. So, what is causing Millennial and Gen Z workers to struggle with burnout?

Jumpstart HR Consultant Maria Thorpe joins Sommer to discuss the three main contributors to burnout symptoms in the younger generations and a few workplace wellness tips for small business HR.

Maria and Sommer also share their views on team accountability. Tune in to learn why so many small business owners fail to hold their team accountable, why it’s detrimental to your business, and the benefits of implementing it properly.

Key Takeaways 

  • Intro (00:00)
  • Why Gen Zs are the mot burnt-out generation (00:53)
  • The main reasons younger generations struggle with stress at work (05:16)
  • The importance of promoting a healthy work-life balance (10:06)
  • Why keeping your team accountable can be so challenging (14:56)
  • Building accountability as part of your workplace culture (19:36)
  • The two categories of accountability issues (23:44)


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