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Personal Development - Test Five - What is your stress level and potential for burnout?

This test is designed to help you identify your potential for burnout. It should take about 5 to 10 minutes to complete.

Stress can be a good thing. It can motivate, energise and help us do our best work. But unrelieved work stress can lead to burnout. It's characterised by a lack of energy, emotional exhaustion, job dissatisfaction, negativity, reduced resistance to illnesses, increased work absenteeism, poor job performance and isolation. Are you in danger of burning out?

Answer the questions below and then click submit.

Please rate each statement as follows:

  • Constantly
  • Often
  • Sometimes
  • Rarely
  • Never

1. I feel trapped in my job.
Constantly Often Sometimes Rarely Never

2. I can't influence decisions that affect me.
Constantly Often Sometimes Rarely Never

3. I may lose my job and there is nothing I can do about it.
Constantly Often Sometimes Rarely Never

4. I must satisfy conflicting demands.
Constantly Often Sometimes Rarely Never

5. My manager is very critical of me.
Constantly Often Sometimes Rarely Never

6. I have too much to do and too little time.
Constantly Often Sometimes Rarely Never

7. People I work with don't understand my role.
Constantly Often Sometimes Rarely Never

8. I have too little to do at work.
Constantly Often Sometimes Rarely Never

9. I have little in common with work colleagues.
Constantly Often Sometimes Rarely Never

10. I spend my time doing routine boring tasks.
Constantly Often Sometimes Rarely Never

11. The management in my organisation display favoritism.
Constantly Often Sometimes Rarely Never

12. I don't like the people I work with.
Constantly Often Sometimes Rarely Never

13. I get blamed for the mistakes of others.
Constantly Often Sometimes Rarely Never

14. My workload is overwhelming.
Constantly Often Sometimes Rarely Never

15. My manager doesn't give me feedback on my work.
Constantly Often Sometimes Rarely Never

16. I don't feel respected at work.
Constantly Often Sometimes Rarely Never

17. I think may lose my job and there is nothing I can do about it.
Constantly Often Sometimes Rarely Never

18. I am overqualified for the work that I do.
Constantly Often Sometimes Rarely Never

19. Other people get the credit for my hard work.
Constantly Often Sometimes Rarely Never

20. I feel isolated from other people.
Constantly Often Sometimes Rarely Never

21. I have to break procedures to get my job done.
Constantly Often Sometimes Rarely Never

22. Office politics interfere with my doing my job.
Constantly Often Sometimes Rarely Never

23. I don't know if I am doing my job well or not.
Constantly Often Sometimes Rarely Never

24. I must compromise my values at work.
Constantly Often Sometimes Rarely Never

25. I don't know what is expected of me.
Constantly Often Sometimes Rarely Never

26. I am undermined by colleagues and junior staff.
Constantly Often Sometimes Rarely Never

27. My personal life suffers because of my work.
Constantly Often Sometimes Rarely Never

28. My work is unappreciated.
Constantly Often Sometimes Rarely Never

29. The rules at work are constantly changing.
Constantly Often Sometimes Rarely Never

30. I have to do work on my own time.
Constantly Often Sometimes Rarely Never

31. I have too little to do.
Constantly Often Sometimes Rarely Never

32. My heart is not in my work.
Constantly Often Sometimes Rarely Never

33. I feel that I am unimportant.
Constantly Often Sometimes Rarely Never

34. My work is unsatisfying.
Constantly Often Sometimes Rarely Never

35. My career progress is not what I wanted it to be.
Constantly Often Sometimes Rarely Never


 

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