The practice of being present at one’s place of work for more hours than is required, especially as a manifestation of insecurity about one’s job: one of the general symptoms of employee insecurity is presenteeism
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- They see what presenteeism has done to their parents.
- It's so difficult when on the way up, especially with the culture of presenteeism, guys that come in at 7am and go home at 9pm.
- And with a UK work culture which values presenteeism and overtime, ambitious young men are left with little time to dangle their offspring on their knee.
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