Flex work can make you ill

By on January 3, 2016

Flexible working practices may do more harm than good to workers because they encourage an “always on” culture that can have a heavy psychological toll.

Working away from the office or part-time can isolate employees from social networks and career opportunities while fostering a “grazing” instinct that keeps dangerous stress hormones at persistently high levels.

Flexible working policies can also raise the risk of poor working conditions, and create resentment among colleagues, while the blurring of lines between work and home life is stressful for some people.


And I thought I was doing great just working from home! Oh, well.

Read the full article at Work-life balance: flexible working can make you ill, experts say | Money | The Guardian

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