It’s a well-known observation that job-seeking and recruitment tends to increase dramatically in the first few weeks of the New Year – and I know I’ve been guilty in the past of succumbing to that mood of looking back on the year and registering only how exhausted, unappreciated and discontented I’ve felt. So, what do I do? I resolve to seeking greener pastures and discover that … there is manure in every field.

This is as true in publishing as in any profession, and Caitlyn E.M. Trautwein’s post in Editorial Office News (EON) is a timely self-analysis of end-of-year burnout and how to react to it – whether change is needed, or just a refocus on asserting what is best for you. Read it at: