"Leaving early AGAIN?”
“You’re obviously not a morning person!”
“Did you see how late he came in? No way he’s putting in 60 hours like the rest of us!”
Yuck nasty stuff. Maybe ROWE (results only work environments) can minimize this stuff. We have all had moments, where we sit in the office, because that is the expected behavior even if we are burned out for the day. The boss gets nervous when we aren't at the desk, because, that means we aren't productive. Office time isn't always productive time.
Here is a good business week article about it.
These guys CultureRX may have a solution. It is worth a look