Workplace Slideshow: Over-Connected, Over-Stressed

By Dennis McCafferty  |  Posted 05-06-2010

Over-Connected, Over-Stressed

30% of workers feel they need to connect 24/7 - even on weekends and holidays.

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Half of those surveyed say taking time off is increasingly challenging.

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24% fear they'll be seen as less committed to work if they don't connect during their time off.

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15% plan to take at least one work-related call or Web meeting during vacation.

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48% of those using tech daily say they must do more with less these days (54% of workers with kids feel this way).

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40% feel they do the jobs of two people today because of the recession.

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Over 70% say conferencing/collaboration tools help them work better and faster.

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60% say tech tools give them a competitive edge over co-workers.

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Men are twice as likely as women to connect from locations they don't want their boss to know about.

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5% admit they use conferencing tools to avoid wearing suits, ties and even shoes.

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