Topic: mental health

The Return from Burnout

According to the 12th annual Aflac WorkForces Report, which includes survey data culled from thousands of employers and employees, nearly 60% of U.S. workers are at least moderately burned out. This figure equals levels found at the height of the pandemic. Further, over half of employers believe that employee mental health issues had an adverse … continue reading

Three steps to reduce burnout

Jennifer Akullian, founder of Growth Coaching Institute, an organization that provides coaching to tech executives and organizations, offered three steps that people can take to help alleviate or reduce burnout: RELATED CONTENT: Crunch culture can destroy development teams Sleep: Sleep deprivation mimics a mental illness. According to Akullian, for most people, when we sleep, we … continue reading

premium Crunch culture can destroy development teams

Over the past few years, as work/life balance has become more of a priority for developers, the notion of a “crunch culture” has been the subject of much discussion. Crunch has been especially prevalent in the game development industry, where game developers have come to accept that crunch is just a part of the job.  … continue reading

SD Times news digest: Atom pull requests, MIT CSAIL’s depression recognition model, and dtSearch’s Intraspexion update

GitHub wants to make it easier to view and interact with pull requests in Atom thanks to a new GitHub package. Recent pull requests will now display information such as the author’s avatar, title of the pull request, pull request number, CI status, and “Last Updated” details. Clicking on a pull request will launch a … continue reading Protection Status