A Word Of Career Caution To Young Overachievers

January 7, 2015 7:23 PM

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As young professionals hit the job market, many of the best and brightest are willing to do whatever it takes to achieve the career success they've envisioned for themselves. However, if you told them that such an overzealous approach to their jobs would leave them burned out within 10 years, they might reconsider their draining work habits.

In a recent article for The Guardian, Howard Awbery wrote that while this overwhelming sense of exhaustion can be experienced at any point in a fast-paced, high-stress career, many cases of burnout occur within the first 10 years of employment. His research revealed that the majority of burnout case...

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