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How to Set Boundaries While Working Remotely

Five steps for avoiding burnout.

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Burnout has become one of the top concerns for employees working from home right now. According to a recent survey, 27 percent of respondents say their burnout is due to the lack of separation between work and life, while over 20 percent cite unmanageable expectations. Both of these issues can stem from competing priorities and the assumption that employees are constantly available due to stay-at-home orders. But the workplace has become the same space where they are home-schooling or providing daycare for their children, caring for an aging parent or any number of other responsibilities. Even as these orders are lifted, employees might still be working remotely in some capacity and will face these same competing priorities.

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Related: 7 Ways You Can Escape the Productivity Trap and Avoid Burnout

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