The first entry we chose, comes courtesy of the New Rules section on the HBO show, Real Time With Bill Maher. In this segment, Maher delivers a blistering assessment of our culture’s passive acceptance of a proper work/life balance. We wrote about this problem back in April, and think it’s an important issue that needs more attention.
Far too many companies say they respect their employees off the clock time. However, the reality is those same companies are taking up much more of their worker’s time through mandatory overtime, mandatory off day meetings, off duty access to work emails, and other work related detritus, and….well, watch Bill’s take on it, and tell us what you think, on our message boards.