Most 20-somethings say they work over 40 hours a week - here's how they can avoid burning out




Avoid professional burnout with these tips.


For all the flack young people get about being lazy and entitled, they sure do work a lot.

One study by Manpower Group found that 73% of millennials reported that they work over 40 hours a week, with nearly one in four saying they worked over 50 hours a week.

Many young people working in competitive environments face major work-life challenges. In order to avoid burning out, 20-somethings must advocate for a sustainable work-life balance, even if it means changing how they think about work itself.

Here are some tips on adopting productive workplace habits to avoid the dreaded quarter-life crisis.