Emailing Outside of Office Hours: How Do I Handle It?Posted in : How do I handle it NI on 21 August 2018 Issues covered:
I am the HR Manager at a large organisation. All our senior employees are issued mobile phones for work use. One senior employee has complained about regularly having to answer emails outside of his contracted hours in the office and that it’s becoming part of his job – how do I handle it?
The “work phone” is an established part of the modern workplace. Smartphones allow employees to be connected and contactable anytime, anywhere and are effectively pocket-sized offices – allowing employees to answer emails, word process, time-record and much more, easily and remotely. Moreover, the ability to be contactable is often accompanied by an expectation on employees to actively respond to
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