Feeling burnt out at home? It could be all those work emails.
Feeling burnt out at home? It could be all those work e-mails.
By Megan Scudellari
Published: August 29, 2016
I check my e-mail in the morning before I get out of bed. So does my husband. So does my sister. Americans are connected to work via smartphone for 13.5 hours of every workday, according to a 2012 study, and that number has likely climbed over the last four years.
At many organizations, employees are expected to be electronically connected 24/7, and that expectation may be taking a toll. A study presented this month at the annual meeting of the Academy of Management links after-hours e-mail with emotional exhaustion and poor work-family balance
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