A third lockdown means that those who can work from home must remain doing so, scrapping any hopes that professionals may have had on returning to a physical working environment. For around ten months now employees have been working remotely from the comfort of their own home. Yet, this new way of working has fuelled an increase in burnout, lack of productivity and the inability for many to switch off from work at the end of the day. This was reflected in research shared last year by Instantprint which discovered that one-quarter of British workers have confessed to sleeping on the job whilst working from home, while Glint reported that burnout figures had doubled from March (2.7%) to April (5.4%) in 2020. And it seems that HR professionals are also feeling the effects of working from home....
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