October 26, 2021

overwork

In Obvious News, Turns Out Working Fewer Hours Leads to More Productive Workers

So, my job is measured in output. When Accountingfly brought me back to Going Concern in late 2018, we agreed upon me delivering x number of articles a week for y amount of money and that was that. There’s a loose expectation that I’ll write more than a sentence when filing a story, but funny […]

Former Big 4 Audit Intern Pens Heartbreaking Tribute to Friend Who Died From ‘Overworking’

We’ve been heavy on the death and depression around these parts lately, and for that I’m sorry. I guess it’s just the nature of the game sometimes. I’m not that sorry, though, because we’re about to talk about completely preventable death some more. A Facebook post from a former Big 4 intern went viral recently […]

Reminder: Please Take Vacation So You Don’t Die

Grant Thornton recently offered its employees unlimited vacation time, which is a problem. The worry –- as Caleb is right to note — is that GT employees will take less PTO than before. If GT really got serious about employee health, and forced people to take vacation, they wouldn’t be the first place to consider […]