Workaholics Anonymous: Would You ‘BlackBerry’ From a Funeral?

Cookies Many of us are guilty of working a little late when it comes close to a deadline or securing a big deal – but has the growth of smartphones and other mobile devices had a major impact on the traditional work-life balance? In this week’s Global Roundup newsletter we explore the world of the workaholic. Do you think your smartphone has driven you to work out-of-hours? Take IDG’s quick poll at the end of this column.

Workaholics Anonymous: Would You BlackBerry From a Funeral?

Is the BlackBerry Ruining Your Personal Life?

Do you have an unhealthy relationship with your mobile device? With stories of people using their BlackBerrys at funerals, it’s clear that the workforce is becoming more attached to their jobs through their smartphones. In this blog post, Kathryn Cave looks at the work-life balance in the age of the BlackBerry – is it a dying tradition? Read it now.
GO Workaholics Anonymous: Would You ‘BlackBerry’ From a Funeral?

Do You Live in a Country of Workaholics?

Despite the outlook for the work-life balance seeming gloomy thanks to mobile devices, more business people across the world feel that their work-life balance has improved in 2012 compared with 2010. This study reveals the results of a worldwide survey into the balance between home and professional life. Find out the latest satisfaction statistics for your country.
GO A Better Balance: Regus Work-Life Balance Index
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How Can You Embrace the Work Revolution?

It’s easy to notice the extreme changes in work culture over the last few years driven by mobility and collaboration. Rather than allowing work to overtake lives, a smarter approach can enable workers to achieve more work satisfaction on a personal level. This white paper discusses the benefits of ‘smart work’ and the positive impact this can have on individuals. Click to read it now.
GO Work-Life Innovation Impact on the Individual
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GO Do you think your smartphone has driven you to work out-of-hours?


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