More than half of Ukrainians (64%) are in a state of burnout – a state of exhaustion on the background of chronic stress, leading not only to a “blockade” of all human forces, but to the loss of the feeling of joy from life. This was told LIGA.net specialist of expert and analytical center of HeadHunter Ukraine Ekaterina, Krivoruchenko.

According to a new study by the International HR portal hh.ua 22% of Ukrainians claim that the main reason for this state is dissatisfaction with the work. In addition, among the prerequisites for emotional exhaustion noted the lack of professional development and career growth, as well as a feeling of hopelessness.

More than half of respondents say they are now in a state of burnout. At the same time, every third Ukrainian said that he had this experience previously. However, their emotional health is not a cause of concern. Only 5% of Ukrainians reported that they did not had such experience, do not know what emotional burnout and are there any methods of dealing with this condition.


Every fourth Ukrainian said that he was afraid to lose the job because you need to earn a living for themselves and their families. This adds significant stress and affect the performance and acceleration of the process of burnout. After all, if the majority of resource is spent on stabilization of the internal state, it is quite difficult to concentrate on production problems.

Among the main causes leading to burnout, respondents allocate:

– high level of multitasking and constant anxiety about the inability to have time to do everything;

– lack of interest and satisfaction from the performed work;

– dissatisfaction with the level of financial compensation;

– low level of motivation.

22% of respondents said that they do not feel interest in his work. They have no desire to come to work and decide any questions and tasks relating to their duties.

Every fifth Respondent believes that because of the heavy workload and the responsibility he is constantly nervous.

18% of Ukrainians said that the main cause of emotional disorders is the lack of time to rest, which leads to physical fatigue and emotional disorders.

16% of respondents believe that their emotional burnout in particular is a result of receiving low wages. Respondents are not ready to lower their demands for wages. They also talk about the need not only for a decent wage, but in approval of their actions from the management.

At the same time, one in eight respondents feel constant stress due to poor relationships at work. “White collar” note that the unfavorable atmosphere in the workplace has a negative impact not only on productivity but also on the emotional state in General. After all, according to the survey hh.ua, 89% of Ukrainians want good relations with colleagues for good communication and opportunities to resolve business challenges and get out of precarious situations through joint efforts.

Only a tenth of Ukrainians say that the main cause of their burnout are problems in his personal life. The respondents say that for them the priority questions are personal in nature and life, and work troubles just enhance the General state of apathy.

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Data were obtained as a result of the survey conducted by the Research center of International HR portal hh.ua in April 2017. The survey polled a total of 857 respondents from all over Ukraine.

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Earlier it was reported that one of the important components of encouraging employees at work is the comfort and convenience of office space. 97% of Ukrainians believe that a comfortable workplace plays an important role in the qualitative performance of tasks.

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More than half of Ukrainians feel emotional burnout survey 04.05.2017

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