Watch your health and overtime in 09.

This article really hits home for alot of us IT people. As someone who has felt the symptoms of work related stress due to too much overtime and witnessed co-workers go through a burnout phase, I take stuff like this very serious.

Remember to get regular exercise, gauge how much overtime you are working, find a good family work life balance, and try to have an open dialogue to discuss any issues you have with your manager.

Here’s the BBC Story Link: Downturn ‘fuels unpaid overtime’

Here’s a quote from the story.

Employers should never forget that each extra hour worked makes people less productive

Brendan Barber
TUC general secretary

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