Helping Employees Disconnect from Work in the Digital Age

XpertHR, Xpert HR Blog, 8 May 2018
Authors: 
Jessica Webb-Ayer

Do you have trouble disconnecting from work? Are you logged on to workforce systems at all hours of the day and night? Do you answer emails while on vacation or over the weekend?

In the era of smartphones, tablets and Apple watches, everyone has information at the touch of a button or tap of a screen. This includes work information, and many employees have trouble disconnecting from their jobs outside of standard work hours. Employees can find themselves sending e-mails, attending Skype meetings or completing assignments after normal work hours or even while they are on vacation.