Q. I am gainfully employed. Most think I am lucky to have a job. In reality though, I am overwhelmed almost all of the time. In 2008 and 2009, my employer laid off many employees. We have rehired a few, but we are working very long hours and our chief executive believes we should be available all the time. I was at a funeral last week, and he knew I was at a funeral. He called four times. The stress level at my company is through the roof. I have had colleagues walk out the door without another job lined up, because they could not handle it any more. Is this common?
When the boss demands more with less
By Patricia Hunt Sinacole| Globe Correspondent November 18, 2012
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