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Poll: Are you pressured to work when you're sick?

When many IT pros become ill, they fell compelled to go in to work. A 2008 poll of over 3,500 TechRepublic members found that 43 percent of respondents felt "extreme pressure" to go in to work when they were sick. Are you pressured to work when you're sick?

In a recent IT Dojo video, I share common-sense tips IT pros should use every day to stay healthy at work. Unfortunately when many IT pros become ill, they fell compelled to go in to work. A 2008 poll of over 3,500 TechRepublic members found that 43 percent of respondents felt "extreme pressure" to go in to work when they were sick.

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Bill Detwiler is Managing Editor of TechRepublic and Tech Pro Research and the host of Cracking Open, CNET and TechRepublic's popular online show. Prior to joining TechRepublic in 2000, Bill was an IT manager, database administrator, and desktop supp...

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