Recent article published in today's Financial Times and online.
"We are forever being told to work “smarter” instead of harder and to find a meaningful work-life balance. But standing in the way of this is a long-hours culture, presenteeism and job insecurity ..."
Read the whole article online at FT.com.
It doesn't have to be that way. Create good boundaries, plan and organise your work better and decide on what's important rather than trying to do everything.
Don't give in to the pressure of working long hours just because everyone else is. It doesn't necessarily mean they're working any harder. More likely they've been working inefficiently, been distracted and interrupted throughout the day and now have to work late to catch up.
Being organised, productive and working efficiently will reduce your stress and sense of insecurity when jobs are at risk.
Find out how to work fewer hours by looking at your current time habits with a free Time Audit.