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Work Intruding on Dating Scene  

Many find balancing work and their personal life challenging. In fact, more than 50% of survey respondents acknowledge checking up on their work during a date. So reports Employee Benefit News.

smartphone g4e4cd8d29 640The survey of more than 1,000 young workers conducted by Fishbowl, a social network for professionals that was launched by job networking site Glassdoor, found that more than half let work intrude on their romantic time. “It’s no secret that with the rise in remote work, the separation between work and personal life has become increasingly blurred,” says Tyler Murphy, a Glassdoor career trends expert. “When employees cannot disengage from work after logging off for the evening, they risk burnout or neglecting their personal relationships.”

Managers can play a positive role in reducing the chance of burnout and helping their employees with their social life. “When it comes to setting boundaries, there isn't a one-size-fits-all piece of advice—it comes down to doing what will work best for you and your team,” Murphy said. “One thing managers can do to help employees set boundaries is to normalize work-life balance and make sure they aren't shaming employees for making progress toward their personal goals.”

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