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The reality of WFH – Uplevel users reveal what’s happening at work

We analyzed the Uplevel user base to see what’s happened since March across Deep Work, meetings, PR throughput and burnout risk. What we saw: Your employees are working harder than ever and need help avoiding burnout. We’re here to help.

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The silent villain of productivity? Context switching

If Slack notifications, emails, and meeting reminders pulled you into different tasks more than once while reading this article, you’re a strong candidate for a reduction in context switching. This improvement has long-lasting benefits. At the end of the day, every step we take to reduce context switching helps prevent dreaded burnout.

Burnout isn’t a personal problem—it’s a company problem

There’s no way around it: you can only work so much until you burn out. Perhaps due to the business mantra of “infinite growth,” organizations often expect that employees will work at their maximum capacity. Forever. However, high performance is not a static state—it’s cyclical, requiring alternating seasons of rest.

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