Does Mobile Tech Make You Uneasy at Work & Home?
Whether you’re reading this email while sitting at your desk, walking to grab a cup of coffee, or lounging on your couch at home, we can likely agree that mobile technology makes it possible for workers to stay connected practically all the time.
But at what cost?
Quill’s new survey takes a look at the affects of mobile technology on workers—both in and out of the workplace.
The Survey at a Glance
- Only 3.7% of respondents felt no pressure to take immediate action after reading emails
- More men (71.7%) than women (58.6%) have work email on their smartphones
- Younger people are more likely to have work email on their phone (68.6% of people 25-34 vs. 58.7% of people 45-54)
- Members of all age groups say they have checked social media or work email during a meeting, phone call, or other collaborative activity
- The majority of people check their work emails on the weekends
- 43% of people between 35 and 44 check their email after work hours on weekdays most of the time
- More than ¼ have checked their work email while on vacation or taking time off for another reason
- 4 in 10 people say mobile technology sometimes disrupts their downtime outside of work
- 16% say it disrupts their downtime most of the time
You can download all the extensive raw survey data as well as a full infographic and snackable illustrations with the buttons above.