Work-life balance in a pandemic: a public health issue we cannot ignore
By Dave Cook, PhD Candidate in Anthropology, UCL
Anna Rudnicka, Research Fellow, UCL
Joseph Newbold, Lecturer in Human-computer interaction, Northumbria University, Newcastle
Before the pandemic, a common objection to remote working was the suspicion that staff would disengage and productivity levels would drop. But recent evidence suggests the opposite is true – working from home effectively means working more. In the UK, for example, many employees are reportedly putting in an extra two hours a day. It’s even longer in the US.
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- Friday, February 26, 2021