Burnout likely a common problem here, Singaporeans among most stressed at work globally

The World Health Organisation has now defined burnout as "a syndrome conceptualised as resulting from chronic workplace stress that has not been successfully managed".
The World Health Organisation has now defined burnout as "a syndrome conceptualised as resulting from chronic workplace stress that has not been successfully managed".ST PHOTO: KUA CHEE SIONG

SINGAPORE - When Ms Le Giang, 37, started a business selling Vietnamese street food in a kopitiam here nearly two years ago, she looked forward to being her own boss.

The degree holder, who was previously a regional sales manager for a multinational firm, has since realised being her own boss is far from rosy.

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