Category Archives: Presenteeism

Being present isn’t the same as being visible!

Being present doesn’t mean you are not invisible A recent article in the Economist “Working from home: out of sight out of mind,”  highlighted the negative impact that a flexible work place culture can have on some individual employee’s promotion prospects, if they are home-based. But the piece also prompted a wider debate, as a number of people went to great lengths to share with me! Nothing…

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The downside of presenteeism

Presenteeism has crept into modern day business vocabulary and is now listed as a new word in the Merriam-Webster dictionary, defined as “presenteeism (noun): working when sick especially to avoid the stigma of being absent. “

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