Stressed? You're Not the Only One. Technology Offers a Respite

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    Leah Gabriel Nurik

What Work-Life Balance?

What Work-Life Balance?

A recent study by InterCall provides some interesting insight into what your employees and customers may be feeling, and, not surprisingly in today's economic environment, it's not good. In fact, 30 percent of American workers say they feel like they need to stay connected to work 24/7, even during weekends, breaks or holidays.
In a 24 by 7 world where you may be expected to attend work meetings even though you are on vacation, is it any surprise that so many people say they are stressed? But collaboration technologies, which are becoming more strategic in an age of slimmed down workforces and lower travel budgets, may actually help relieve some of the pressure of today's work life, according to a new survey.
This article was originally published on 2010-05-07