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Easing stress during a pandemic

How does an extra week of leave sound?

That’s what one of South Africa’s biggest mobile operators is offering all of its employees on top of their annual leave allocations.

The company says the pandemic has upended how we work and workers no longer have the so-called luxury of punching out after a long day.

Many of us can relate to burn-out as we collectively try to study, work and provide for our families under extreme pressure.

At least one psychologist Dr Sharon Munyaka agrees that it’s time companies take this seriously.