To Ward Off Worker Burnout, Facebook Allows Workers to Try New Gigs

Though there are fewer technology start-ups these days compared to the heyday of the dot-com bubble of the 1990s, there's no shortage of ambitious workers eager to get ahead and perhaps strike it rich.

Logging seemingly endless hours, however, can take a toll on motivation and employees' attitudes. That's led to a rising number of employees feeling burned out, and left companies to find novel ways to reduce the number of workers heading for the exits.