the practice of coming to work despite illness, injury, anxiety, etc., often resulting in reduced productivity.
the practice of working long hours at a job without the real need to do so.
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How to use presenteeism in a sentence
Sambandam said that even before the company launched its hybrid work model, KissFlow abolished the concept of presenteeism and moved from a task-driven to an objective-driven model.‘Increased emphasis on listening’: How leaders are nurturing diverse workforce in hybrid spaces | Jessica Davies | August 10, 2021 | Digiday
There are also cultural differences in comparison to other continents when it comes to presenteeism, while smaller homes in the big cities make it harder to work remotely.‘Stamp out cultural biases’: How return-to-office strategies differ around the world | Jessica Davies | July 7, 2021 | Digiday
These include seeing colleagues again, separating home and work life and avoiding online presenteeism and screen fatigue.‘We’re seeing a wide spectrum of feelings’: Reopening of society and offices is causing unexpected anxiety | Jessica Davies | May 17, 2021 | Digiday
There is nobody checking to make sure you’re at your desk, no culture of presenteeism, which we all know can be a big stressor in an office environment.Remote, distributed or hybrid: Navigating the future of a global return to work | Jessica Davies | March 15, 2021 | Digiday
The reality is that this really happened and presenteeism is not that funny.‘The stigma around mental health drives it’: The continued rise of remote presenteeism | Jessica Davies | February 18, 2021 | Digiday
British Dictionary definitions for presenteeism
the practice of persistently working longer hours and taking fewer holidays than the terms of one's employment demand, esp as a result of fear of losing one's job
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