Monday February 24, 2020

Colette Sexton: Is over-working a badge of honour or just foolishness?

With rare exceptions, we should all be getting our work done during our office hours

18th July, 2017
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Are you an over-worker? I imagine most people will answer yes to that question. (Well, you will hardly admit to under-working.)

The proliferation of technology into our lives over the past ten years means that we are constantly connected to each other, and, of course, the office. Emails ping throughout the day and night, annual leave or no annual leave, weekends or not. Most industries have seen the professional creep into personal, and media and...

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