Back in the 1980s, tech companies promoted something called “flex time” – meaning you could, allegedly, set your own start and end time each day. Come in late but then stay late.
The reality, though, was the meme – flex time meant you were free to choose when and where you put in your overtime.
How quickly we forget, as this report suggests a rise in weekend work hours is a new thing.
Source: Working Weekends is New Normal For Tech Layoff Survivors Feeling Job Pressure – Bloomberg