At 5 o’clock (or 6 or 7) you leave your office for the night. You go home. And you’re still at work.
iPass released a study showed that 41% of mobile workers own a tablet device (iPad), and another 34% plan on buying one within the next six months. Out of this group, nearly 90% use them at least partially for work. Mobile workers work, on average, an extra 240 hours a year. So, here’s the question. Are we all becoming mobile workers? And if so, is there a huge downside to that evolution?
Checking your e-mail constantly throughout the evening. Keeping your smartphone within reach while you sleep. Doctors all say that a clear work/life balance is integral for your health. And that line is being blurred. I don’t blame technology. I blame our usage of it.