Burnout is the index of dislocation between what people are and what they have to do. It occurs when passionate, committed people become deeply disillusioned with a job or career from which they have previously derived much of their identity and meaning.
Burnout is a psychological syndrome emerging as a prolonged response to chronic interpersonal stressors on the job. It is characterized by exhaustion, cynicism, and reduced effectiveness.
This tool can help you check your level of burnout and identify the causing factors for burnout. It helps you look at the different dimensions of you relationship with your job and your experiences at work, so that you can get a feel for whether you are at risk of burnout.