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Smartphones and Workalcholism

With today’s technology, the traditional 8-hour workday is becoming obsolete (and nearly impossible).

Smartphones, which give us easy access to things like social media, texting, and e-mail, are making it easier and easier to stay connected around the clock. Unfortunately, it appears we are becoming addicted to being plugged into work 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

In an effort to get ahead, 43 percent of employees check their work emails via their smartphones, according to a study by Cisco.

According to a study sponsored by the mobile security company Lookout, almost 60 percent of people surveyed said they don’t go an hour without checking their phones.

Not only that, 54 percent said they check their phones right before bed and again first thing when they wake up…

via Have Smartphones Created a World of Workaholics? | CAREEREALISM.


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