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Avoiding Job Burnout: It’s a Job Unto Itself

Job burnout is something many of us will deal with at one time or another. A job might be too stressful or too boring. You might have challenging co-workers, or dysfunctional management, or unreasonable expectations to meet. Whatever the reason, there comes a time for most of us when we just feel like we’ve had […]

Job burnout is something many of us will deal with at one time or another. A job might be too stressful or too boring. You might have challenging co-workers, or dysfunctional management, or unreasonable expectations to meet.

Whatever the reason, there comes a time for most of us when we just feel like we’ve had enough and need a change. Is quitting the answer? Or are there other, less drastic options? And how can we keep from burning out in the first place?

We talk with Juliana Ashley, a career coach with Houston-based JS101, a non-profit career counseling service.

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Michael Hagerty

Michael Hagerty

Senior Producer, Houston Matters

Michael Hagerty is the senior producer for Houston Matters. He's spent more than 20 years in public radio and television and dabbled in minor league baseball, spending four seasons as the public address announcer for the Reno Aces, the Triple-A affiliate of the Arizona Diamondbacks.

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