The ‘Always On’ Phenomenon

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The Work Life Balance of Working from Home: The ‘Always On’ Phenomenon and How to Fix It.

With many of us now working from home, the discussion surrounding our experiences of the changes in work environment have been varied. Our Working from Home survey illuminated some of the common discussion points that many had seen as a positive from working from home, including more familial interactions and no commuting (which a lot of people seemed pretty happy about). However, there was also a notable discussion of those who in contrast to the popular narrative, were finding working from home worsened their work life balance in what we have labelled the ‘Always On’ phenomenon, as a direct quote from one of our survey participants.