Why is it that more and more people are sick for long periods of time because of burnout? Despite all the attention to prevention and well-being, both privately and at work? Isn't it crazy that you can get sick from work? Why do so many people get sick again or are afraid to relapse when they return to work? How can you successfully resume work? These questions were the basis of the research project Reintegration after burnout: levers and success factors for successful work resumption.
Within this project we interviewed 1200 people: people who returned to work after burnout, managers and colleagues, HR professionals, general practitioners, occupational physicians, psychologists (career) coaches, friends, partners, family, etc.
Based on an analysis of success factors, we identified four levers for successful reintegration after burnout: