Woman on phone with feet on desk Gen Zers are nearly twice as likely than other generations to use technology for personal reasons during the day, while millennials are most apt to play games while on the clock. (Photo: Shutterstock)

Workers and managers alike are apt to overuse technology to communicate to coworkers while on the job – and even after-hours, according to the report, “Technology and the Employee Experience: How Technology Impacts Your Most Important Asset,” by Randstad US and Future Workplace.

“One consequence of the ability to connect from anywhere is that employees often blend work and non-work activities throughout the day,” the authors write. “Instant access also tempts employees to juggle work responsibilities when off the clock or on vacation. On this front, employers must provide guidance and promote healthy technology habits for teams at all levels.”

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Katie Kuehner-Hebert

Katie Kuehner-Hebert is a freelance writer based in Running Springs, Calif. She has more than three decades of journalism experience, with particular expertise in employee benefits and other human resource topics.

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