Millennial burnout: building resilience is no answer – we need to overhaul how we work

Employees of San Francisco-based software company Wizeline, work at the company's offices in Guadalajara, Mexico October 5, 2017. Picture taken October 5, 2017. REUTERS/Daniel Becerril - RC1E02639380

The burnout generation. Image: REUTERS/Daniel Becerril

Rajvinder Samra
Lecturer, The Open University
The Big Picture
Explore and monitor how Neuroscience is affecting economies, industries and global issues
A hand holding a looking glass by a lake
Crowdsource Innovation
Get involved with our crowdsourced digital platform to deliver impact at scale
Stay up to date:


Image: APA
 Air traffic controllers and millennials face similar stresses.
Image: Stoyan Yotov/Shutterstock
Have you read?
Don't miss any update on this topic

Create a free account and access your personalized content collection with our latest publications and analyses.

Sign up for free

License and Republishing

World Economic Forum articles may be republished in accordance with the Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives 4.0 International Public License, and in accordance with our Terms of Use.

The views expressed in this article are those of the author alone and not the World Economic Forum.

Related topics:
NeuroscienceMental HealthUnited StatesMedia, Entertainment and Sport
World Economic Forum logo
Global Agenda

The Agenda Weekly

A weekly update of the most important issues driving the global agenda

Subscribe today

You can unsubscribe at any time using the link in our emails. For more details, review our privacy policy.


Mark Pollock: From blind adventurer to paralysis advocate

Vikaas Sohal and Kathleen Cho

May 4, 2023

About Us



Partners & Members

  • Join Us

Language Editions

Privacy Policy & Terms of Service

© 2023 World Economic Forum