Work Word du Jour: Presenteeism

The work word du jour is presenteeism:


n. The feeling that one must show up for work even if one is too
sick, stressed, or distracted to be productive; the feeling that one
needs to work extra hours even if one has no extra work to do.

—presentee n.

c.f., Google Blog


  1. im sneezing and a working… working and a sneezing….

  2. I love it!
    That was me two weeks ago.