Is It Hot In Here, Or Am I Burning Out?

One of the most detrimental side effects of the modern job is burn out - a sensation not dissimilar to depression, caused by stress coming from both internal and external forces. In the worst case, it can lead to severe health implications.

In this lightning talk, we'll talk about burnout, it's symptoms, signs, and treatment, both from an individuals perspective, and from a managerial point of view.



Paul O'Connor

Paul is a Staff Engineer in Slack, working in the Service Engineering team. He is driven by performant systems, and teams that get shit done. He also likes beer.