Work/personal boundaries shifting – Industry Trend or Event – Brief Article
According to the November 2000 Xylo Report Shifts in Work and Home Life Boundaries, 40 percent of employees put in overtime or take work home with them at least once a week, and 75 percent take care of personal responsibilities while on the job.
The results of the national survey on work/life issues reveal that 17 percent of workers put in overtime or take work home every day, and 19 percent of men reported working Overtime every day, compared to 14 percent of women. People with incomes between $30,000-$60,000 per year are more than three times as likely to work extra hours on a daily basis than people making less than $30,000 annually.
The 75 percent of respondents who said they take care of personal responsibilities at work ranked banking and bill paying as taking most of this time, 34 percent; childcare, 16 percent; grocery shopping, 12 percent; and making personal appointments, 7 percent. To read summaries of this and other reports on work/life issues, go to the Website www.xylo.com. The company also provides Web-based work/life solutions used by corporations to attract and retain employees.
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