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HSBC Manager Heart Attack Prompts Viral Post About Overwork

  • Lamenting 12-hour workdays, endless rounds of Zoom calls
  • Briton blames himself, hopes to inspire flexible work culture
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WATCH: Banker burnout is in focus again after an HSBC contractor's social media post about his heart attack went viral.(Source: Bloomberg)
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When Jonny Frostick realized he was having a heart attack this month, the first thing that occurred to the HSBC Holdings Plc contractor was: “I needed to meet with my manager tomorrow, this isn’t convenient.”

Then he thought about funding for a project, his will, and finally, his wife.