HRchat Podcast

Causes of Burnout in Education with Leigh Mitchell

November 30, 2023 The HR Gazette Season 1 Episode 654
HRchat Podcast
Causes of Burnout in Education with Leigh Mitchell
Show Notes

In this episode, we look at what causes burnout and stress in education and in the workplace.

The guest this time is Bill's good friend, Leigh Mitchell. Leigh is an educator and Co-Founder of Bee Happy Mindfulness and the Founder of Bee Happy HR, Hire Her Career Board and Women in Biz Network. She hosts a podcast called the Bee Happy Podcast for Change Makers and is a Marketing & PR Instructor at York University.

Statistics Canada recognized Leigh as an EDI Expert in Gender Diversity and the Bee Happy HR Blog received accolades for ranking number 13 out of the Top 60 Canadian HR & Diversity Blogs awarded by FeedSpot.

Questions for Leigh include: 

  • In 60 seconds or less, tell me about the mission of Bee Happy Mindfulness
  • What are the most common causes for teacher burnout?
  • How can a balance be struck between the demands of the education system and the well-being of educators to ensure both effectiveness and satisfaction?
  • Are there specific policies or practices that you believe contribute positively or negatively to employee retention within the education sector?



We do our best to ensure editorial objectivity. The views and ideas shared by our guests and sponsors are entirely independent of The HR Gazette, HRchat Podcast and Iceni Media Inc.   

This Episode is Supported by ManpowerGroup Talent Solutions

Talent Solutions combines our leading global offerings RPO, TAPFIN-MSP and Right Management to provide end-to-end, data-driven capabilities across the talent lifecycle.  Learn more here

Feature Your Brand on the HRchat Podcast

The HRchat show has had 100,000s of downloads and is frequently listed as one of the most popular global podcasts for HR pros, Talent execs and leaders. It is ranked in the top ten in the world based on traffic, social media followers, domain authority & freshness. The podcast is also ranked as the Best Canadian HR Podcast by FeedSpot and one of the top 10% most popular shows by Listen Score.

Want to share the story of how your business is helping to shape the world of work? We offer sponsored episodes, audio adverts, email campaigns, and a host of other options. Check out packages here.

Podcasts we love