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This study examined the patterns of remote workers throughout their typical day. Fifteen remote employees participated in thirty-minute in-depth interviews. A semi-structured interview protocol was used to ask questions about perceptions and patterns concerning remote working and participants’ lifestyles. The in-depth interviews were able to illuminate both issues and frustrations of the participants as well as the unique benefits of working remotely. While many employers stated that they are more productive at home, others felt that they had less time off and a harder time logging off when the traditional workday was done. As a result, employees have begun changing their schedules around to better accommodate their lifestyles. This inability to step away from work leads to a host of issues, including employee burnout. It is suggested that employers remind employees that work-life balance is still a priority to avoid employees overworking themselves due to constant accessibility to work.
Sullivan, Kaitlyn, "Remote Working: How Do We Communicate in an All-Digital World?" (2021). Communication. 2.