Monitoring the stressfulness of working time is the basis for further development of working time.
The Working Life Barometer by the Ministry of Economic Affairs and Employment has studied experiences of occupational burnout since 2019.
The Working Life Barometer includes a question on how often the respondent has feelings related to occupational burnout or harmful stress in their work.
Experiences of work engagement is common in all sectors
Well-being at work experiences, such as work engagement, job burnout symptoms, job boredom and work addiction vary somewhat between industrial sectors.
How is the industrial sector, gender, age, level of education, mode of employment or position linked to work engagement, job satisfaction, job boredom, work addiction, job burnout or work ability? View the results based on the “How are you feeling?” well-being at work test data.
Ageing in shift work is particularly detrimental to the quality of sleep, and various illnesses among older employees are becoming more common. The Finnish Institute of Occupational Health recommends providing older employees with better opportunities to reduce the number of night shifts and long working times.
The City of Helsinki as an example of shift planning that promotes recovery